Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test

SCORE ________ (80% = pass)

Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________

Signature: _________________________________ Reed ID: ___________

1. What are your responsibilities around radioactive materials?

  1. Recognizing posted signs, identifying hazards and safeguards, and reporting problems.
  2. Identifying hazards and safeguards, cleaning up spills, and storing materials safely.
  3. Cleaning up spills, recognizing posted signs, and reporting problems.
  4. Identifying hazards and safeguards, reporting problems, and storing materials safely.

2. Is safety from radiation during pregnancy a serious concern?

  1. Yes, and any employee must consult with the Radiation Safety officer
  2. No, but any employee may consult with the Radiation Safety officer
  3. No, and no additional information is needed or available
  4. Yes, but no additional information is needed or available

3. Which of these areas on campus uses radioactive materials?

  1. Reactor
  2. Biology Building
  3. Chemistry Building
  4. All of the above

4. Every person receives a measurable radiation dose each year.

  1. True
  2. False

5. Which of these signs indicates a radioactive hazard?

  1. Sign 1
  2. Sign 3
  3. Sign 4
  4. Sign 4

6. Areas where radioactive materials are used are regularly tested for contamination (radiation where it does not belong).

  1. True
  2. False

7. Support staff and Community Safety should be aware of the principles of ALARA. What is ALARA?

  1. A kind of radiation alarm
  2. Acronym for As Low As Reasonably Achievable
  3. The assumption that the risk from radiation is low
  4. Acronym for American League of Assistant Radiation Associates

8. Who is the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)?

  1. Melinda Krahenbuhl
  2. Ed McFarlane
  3. Community Safety
  4. Kathleen Fisher

9. In an area with the sign "Caution Radiation Area," you may remove trash that is NOT labeled radioactive.

  1. True
  2. False

10. Whom should you consult if you have safety concerns regarding radiation safety?

  1. Your supervisor
  2. The RSO
  3. The reactor director
  4. a and b