Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test

SCORE ________ (80% = pass)

Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________

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1. Which of these signs indicates a radioactive hazard?

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

2. 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

3. Why don’t ancillary personnel have to wear a personal radiation monitoring device?

  1. Their exposures are so low that it isn’t necessary
  2. It would be too costly
  3. Only reactor employees are legally required to wear them
  4. They only need to be worn around alpha emitters

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

  1. Spend as much time as you need in the area
  2. Spend as much time as possible in the area
  3. Spend as little time as possible in the area
  4. Time is not a component of ALARA

5. 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

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

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

7. If you find a spill in an area posted as containing "Radioactive Materials," whom should you contact?

  1. The Radiation Safety Officer
  2. Your supervisor
  3. Community Safety
  4. a and/or b

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

  1. True
  2. False

9. 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

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

  1. True
  2. False