Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test

SCORE ________ (80% = pass)

Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________

Signature: _________________________________ Reed ID: ___________

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

  1. True
  2. False

2. What does RSO stand for?

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

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

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

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. Whom can you call in an emergency?

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

6. With the concept of ALARA, what technique should be used with regard to distance?

  1. Get as close as you need to
  2. Get as close as you can. A little radiation is good for you
  3. Keep as far away as possible, but at least 6 feet
  4. Distance is not a part of ALARA

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

  1. True
  2. False

8. What is the telephone number for Community Safety?

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

9. Does routine cleaning occur in rooms with radiation-producing machines?

  1. Yes
  2. Yes, but it is only done by authorized users of radioactive materials
  3. No, cleaning only occurs if there is a spill
  4. No, it is too dangerous to clean in these rooms

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

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