Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test

SCORE ________ (80% = pass)

Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________

Signature: _________________________________ Reed ID: ___________

1. What is the telephone number for Community Safety?

  1. x6666
  2. x5921
  3. x4732
  4. x8010

2. Which of these signs indicates a radioactive hazard?

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

3. With the concept of ALARA, which of the following could provide good shielding from radiation?

  1. A wall or door
  2. Your clothes provide enough shielding
  3. Safety goggles
  4. Nothing can shield you from radiation

4. 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

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

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

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

  1. True
  2. False

7. Besides notifying your supervisor and/or the Radiation Safety Officer, what should you do if you find a spill in an area posted as "Radioactive Materials"?

  1. Clean it up
  2. Investigate how the spill occurred
  3. Close the door
  4. Ignore it and continue what you were doing

8. Whom can you call in an emergency?

  1. Melinda Krahenbuhl
  2. Community Safety
  3. Kathleen Fisher
  4. All of the above

9. What colors are the warning signs for radioactive materials and radiation areas?

  1. yellow and magenta
  2. yellow and black
  3. yellow and red
  4. all of the above are possible.

10. What does RSO stand for?

  1. Reactor Safety Overseer
  2. Radiation Safety Officer
  3. Radiation Safeguard Options
  4. Radioactive Storage Office