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1

The Rad Alert 50 action level is ?

1mR/hr
Sec 2.6

2

The hot line should be established at ?

2mR/hr
Sec 2.6

3

The Radalert™ 50 alarms at, ______ indicating an area that has radiation above
normal background. A ______ pattern should then be used around the object or area to
determine the size of the isolation zone as scene size-up continues

1.000mR/Hr, circular
Sec 2.6

4

All reports (positive and negative) should be communicated to the Incident Commander
or Haz-Mat Group Supervisor. Any area that causes the Radalert™ 50 to alarm requires what ?

confirmation by a second unit.
Sec 2.5

5

The Rad Alert 50 takes how long for a reading to complete ?

The unit takes a full minute for a change to be indicated on the LCD display,
therefore progress slowly. As a safety factor, if the rate at any time goes over 1 mR/Hr,
the monitor will immediately sound the alert tone.
Sec 2.3

6

After the unit has been turned on for one minute, the hourglass icon will disappear, and
the unit is now ready for use. The continuous screen readings will reflect normal
background radiation. Background radiation will vary, maintaining normal levels
between ??

.02 and .05 millirems per hour (mR/Hr).
Sec 2.2

7

On the top of the monitor next to the alpha window, depress the alert Set button once.
The LCD display should read current alarm level for the alert mode. This reading
should be ______ This alarm level should only be altered under the supervision
of

1.000 mR/Hr. an officer from the hazardous materials group.
Sec 2.1

8

Using the Radalert™ 50, all units will monitor the area in front of quarters for 5 minutes
at each of the times on the designated day and determine the background rate for each.
This information will be recorded on the ?


RAD-3 report, titled "Radiation Background
Monitoring Chart."
SEC 3.1

9

Using the Radalert™ 50, all units will monitor the area in front of quarters for 5 minutes
at each of the times on the designated day and determine the background rate for each. What are unusual or elevated readings ? What report are these levels recorded on ?

Any unusual or elevated background readings GREATER THAN .05mR/Hr but
LESS THAN .9mR/Hr

RAD-2, titled “Elevated Background Radiation Readings Above 0.05mR/Hr
Sec 3.1

10

The RAD-2, titled “Elevated Background Radiation Readings Above 0.05mR/Hr form shall be forwarded to whom by who ?

Haz-Mat Operations.
Sec 3.1

A copy of this data chart must be forwarded to their respective Battalions
Sec 3.2

11

Maintenance of the Radalert™ 50 requires what ?

9-volt alkaline battery be changed
every 3 months. The 9-volt alkaline battery shall be changed on Jan. 1, April 1, July 1,
and Oct. 1 of each year
Sec 4.1

12

When the RadAlert 50 has maintenance done an entry shall be made where and include what ?

An entry shall be made in the Office Record Journal to include:
♦ The date of maintenance.
♦ Serial number of Radalert™ 50.
♦ Name of firefighter making the change.
♦ Name of Company Officer supervising the change.
Sec 4.2

13

When using the RadAlert 50
The Hotline (defining the Hot Zone)
should be established at a rate of 2 mR/Hr, and marked with the red “hazardous
materials” barrier tape supplied by Tech Services. Access to this area is restricted to first
responders conducting

life saving operations **AND** protection of life and major property.
Sec 2.6

14

The RAD 50 detects what type of radiation ?

Alpha, Beta and Gamma
Sec