Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test
SCORE ________ (80% = pass)
Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________
Signature: _________________________________ Reed ID: ___________
1. Which of the following statements is false?
- You may work in an area with a sign reading "Caution Radioactive Material" if requested and authorized by the Radiation Safety Officer.
- You may eat lunch in an area where radioactive materials are stored if they are tightly sealed up.
- You need permission and safety instructions to enter a room with X-ray equipment.
- You may NOT smoke in an area posted as "Radioactive Materials."
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. Does routine cleaning occur in rooms with radiation-producing machines?
- Yes, but it is only done by authorized users of radioactive materials
- No, cleaning only occurs if there is a spill
- No, it is too dangerous to clean in these rooms
4. Every person receives a measurable radiation dose each year.
5. In an area with the sign "Caution Radiation Area," you may remove trash that is NOT labeled radioactive.
6. Which of these signs indicates a radioactive hazard?
7. What does RSO stand for?
- Reactor Safety Overseer
- Radiation Safety Officer
- Radiation Safeguard Options
- Radioactive Storage Office
8. All rooms containing equipment that produces X-rays will be labeled.
9. With the concept of ALARA, what technique should be used with regard to distance?
- Get as close as you need to
- Get as close as you can. A little radiation is good for you
- Keep as far away as possible, but at least 6 feet
- Distance is not a part of ALARA
10. Whom can you call in an emergency?
- Melinda Krahenbuhl
- Community Safety
- Kathleen Fisher
- All of the above