Reed College Ancillary Personnel Radiation Safety Training Test

SCORE ________ (80% = pass)

Print name: _______________________________ Date: ______________

Signature: _________________________________ Reed ID: ___________

1. 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.

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

  1. True
  2. False

3. Which three basic techniques should be used for radiation protection?

  1. Time, Distance, and Safety
  2. Time, Direction, and Shielding
  3. Time, Distance, and Shielding
  4. Time, Direction, and Safety

4. 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

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

  1. True
  2. False

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

  1. True
  2. False

7. Whom can you call in an emergency?

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

8. Which of the following statements is false?

  1. You may work in an area with a sign reading "Caution Radioactive Material" if requested and authorized by the Radiation Safety Officer.
  2. You may eat lunch in an area where radioactive materials are stored if they are tightly sealed up.
  3. You need permission and safety instructions to enter a room with X-ray equipment.
  4. You may NOT smoke in an area posted as "Radioactive Materials."

9. What is the telephone number for Community Safety?

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

10. 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