CAMD Access Procedure:
All Training and Testing Material is for LSU CAMD Users ONLY!
Please complete at least two weeks prior to your arrival at CAMD.
  • Please enter your personal information in the spaces below.
  • After that, complete the Radiation Safety Test. This form can also be picked up and filled out in the CAMD front office, rm. 107
  • A minimum passing score is 80% (24 out of 30)
  • After completing the test, you will be notified by e-mail or telephone for further instructions.
  • You can prepare for this test by first reading the Radiation Safety Training Manual.
  • All fields are required to be filled in.
Note: All new applicants are required to provide a refundable deposit for the following:
  • Gate Key: $5.00 (if applicable)
  • Access Card: $10.00
Note: A late fee of $10.00 will be assessed for all Radiation Badges that are lost or returned late. Badges are routinely changed on a quarterly basis; July 1, Oct. 1, Jan. 1, and April 1.)
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CAMD Contact:
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Supervisor's Name:
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1. I have thoroughly read and understand the radiation safety training material on CAMD’s website.
2. I should wear my CAMD radiation badge …

3. The Interlock system at CAMD

4. The best example of ALARA below would be:

5. Radiation safety and general safety at CAMD ultimately relies upon:

6. Before obtaining a badge at CAMD you must:

7. Dialing 911 from a CAMD phone will call

8. According to ALARA, DEQ, and LSU Radiation Safety – having an annual occupational dose limit of 5000mrem means

9. CAMD only produces Ionizing radiation
10. Ionizing radiation means that as the radiation hits a target atom, it imparts enough energy to add or remove charge.
11. Dose rates are highest at CAMD:

12. Pregnant users

13. According to the NRC the most dangerous of the following is

14. The Majority of our background radiation dose comes from

15. Synchrotron radiation only includes IR and UV radiation
16. A 100 KeV photon in the electromagnetic spectrum would be best described as

17. An acute radiation exposure is one that occurs over a large amount of time.
18. Acute effects of radiation are seen first seen around

19. When compared to background cancer incidences, cancer incidences from occupational radiation exposures are high.
20. Visitors staying for less than 1 month do not need to get a radiation badge
21. According to the linear no-threshold model

22. The linear no-threshold model is very well supported by science and research.
23. Radiation Badges

24. Shield walls may be scaled during operation

25. After getting a security card and radiation badge,

26. Crash Buttons

27. Additional radiation monitoring equipment
28. The purpose of a radiation badge is

29. Ways to limit exposure include

30. I understand that failure to obey radiation safety guidelines at CAMD may not only jeopardize my research and my ability to work there, but all radiation related research at LSU.
31. In a few sentences describe what you will be researching and how you can minimize your radiation dose while working at CAMD.