2015 Annual Nuke/HAZMAT Refresher

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2015 Annual Nuke/HAZMAT Refresher

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1) What regulation deals with the transportation of hazardous materials?
    • A. 

      10 CFR

    • B. 

      29 CFR

    • C. 

      40 CFR

    • D. 

      49 CFR

  • 2. 
    The Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations give you permission to use any size label on a package being shipped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What class or division does Radioactive Materials belong to?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      2

  • 4. 
    When the gauge is being transported, shipping papers should be kept
    • A. 

      In the safe, with other important papers

    • B. 

      Inside the transport case

    • C. 

      Immediately accessible to the driver

    • D. 

      On a clipboard, along with field test data forms

  • 5. 
    In the event of a structural fire (a building or trailer) involving a nuclear gauge, you should have firefighters:
    • A. 

      Let the fire burn

    • B. 

      Use conventional fire-fighting techniques

  • 6. 
    In the event of a minor accident, your first action is to:
    • A. 

      Immediately pick up the damaged gauge

    • B. 

      Visually verify that the source is there

    • C. 

      Notify the Radiation safety officer

    • D. 

      Notify the USNRC or Agreement State Dept. of Radiation Safety

  • 7. 
    US DOT Regulations for transportation of nuclear materials apply to a portable gauge stored on a temporary jobsite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must have HazMat Transportation Training within the past 3 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must wear a film or TLD badge
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must verify that the appropriate shipping documents accompany the package.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must place the shipping papers where they may be readily seen by a person entering the driver's side.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must keep shipping documents within arm's reach while at the controls
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must place the package close to the driver's seat to keep an eye on it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must secure, block and brace the package in a transport vehicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must secure the package when leaving the vehicle unattended.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The driver of a vehicle transporting a nuclear gauge must place "Radioactive Material" signs on the vehicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In the event of a major accident, you should isolate the area and keep people away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In the event of a major accident, you should call the emergency number on the shipping documents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In the event of a major accident, you should notify the respective licensing agency
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In the event of a major accident, you should notify your RSO
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    In the event of a major accident, you should hold the accident site secured at all costs until a trained investigator locates and recovers the radioactive source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Nuclear density gauge operators must be familiar with their employer's
    • A. 

      Insurance policy

    • B. 

      Radiation safety program

    • C. 

      Employment policies

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    A private carrier is defined as such because
    • A. 

      A private carrier generally owns the gauge

    • B. 

      A private carrier does not work for a big company

    • C. 

      A private carrier does not require licensing

    • D. 

      A private carrier does not require vehicle placarding

  • 24. 
    Radioactive materials pose an external contamination hazard through
    • A. 

      Exposure

    • B. 

      Inhalation

    • C. 

      Explosion

    • D. 

      Osmosis

  • 25. 
    The fundamental principles of protecting yourself from radiation include
    • A. 

      Tone, density, and sheltering

    • B. 

      Timbre, display, and shouting

    • C. 

      Time, distance, and shielding

    • D. 

      Travel, depth, and shadowing

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