Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test

SCORE ________ (80% = pass)

Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________

Signature: _________________________________ Reed ID: ___________

1. 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

2. Which of these signs indicates a radioactive hazard?

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

3. What is the telephone number for Community Safety?

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

4. 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

5. 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.

6. 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

7. 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

8. All packages used to transport radioactive materials are labeled.

  1. True
  2. False

9. All rooms containing equipment that produces X-rays will be labeled.

  1. True
  2. False

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

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