Summary: USF Radiation Worker Refresher Exam - 2011
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Name of principal investigator (professor/researcher):
1. Solid waste from the use of H-3 and C-14 can be placed in the same solid waste container (True
2. A minor spill involving radioactive material does not have to be reported to the USF Radiation
Safety Office (True or False).
3. The activity of a radioisotope is measured in rads (True or False).
4. A laboratory after using H-3 can use the portable survey meter to monitor for radioactive
contamination and record those readings on the daily use laboratory schematic (True or False).
5. Aqueous (water-based) liquid radioactive waste from the use of H-3, C-14, P-32, and S-35 must
be collected in separate waste containers (True or False).
6. Laboratories that do not have any radioactive material inventory and/or radioactive waste are
exempt from the weekly storage container wipe test (True or False).
7. In a laboratory that is approved and placarded for radioisotope use, lab personnel may eat and
drink as long as there is no radioactive material stored or in use (True or False).
8. Individuals using radioisotopes do not need to wear a lab coat, protective eyewear, and
disposable gloves (True or False).
9. If you lose either one of your dosimeters, you can continue to work with P-32, Cr-51 and/or I-125
(True or False).