Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test
SCORE ________ (80% = pass)
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1. The guiding principle of radiation protection is to avoid all unnecessary:
- Warning signs
2. Which three basic techniques should be used for radiation protection?
- Time, Distance, and Safety
- Time, Direction, and Shielding
- Time, Distance, and Shielding
- Time, Direction, and Safety
3. Areas where radioactive materials are used are regularly tested for contamination (radiation where it does not belong).
4. Why don’t ancillary personnel have to wear a personal radiation monitoring device?
- Their exposures are so low that it isn’t necessary
- It would be too costly
- Only reactor employees are legally required to wear them
- They only need to be worn around alpha emitters
5. Support staff and Community Safety should be aware of the principles of ALARA. What is ALARA?
- A kind of radiation alarm
- Acronym for As Low As Reasonably Achievable
- The assumption that the risk from radiation is low
- Acronym for American League of Assistant Radiation Associates
6. What are your responsibilities around radioactive materials?
- Recognizing posted signs, identifying hazards and safeguards, and reporting problems.
- Identifying hazards and safeguards, cleaning up spills, and storing materials safely.
- Cleaning up spills, recognizing posted signs, and reporting problems.
- Identifying hazards and safeguards, reporting problems, and storing materials safely.
7. What colors are the warning signs for radioactive materials and radiation areas?
- yellow and magenta
- yellow and black
- yellow and red
- all of the above are possible.
8. Which of the following statements is true?
- You can see and feel radiation.
- In rooms containing radioactive materials, these materials will be stored safely.
- Someone is always present when experiments use x-rays.
- Radiation is one of the most difficult hazards to control.
9. If you find a spill in an area posted as containing "Radioactive Materials," whom should you contact?
- The Radiation Safety Officer
- Your supervisor
- Community Safety
- a and/or b
10. Whom should you consult if you have safety concerns regarding radiation safety?
- Your supervisor
- The RSO
- The reactor director
- a and b