CSCS Test Revision

What to Revise for CSCS Operatives Test

What to Revise for CSCS Operatives Test

Passing your Health, Safety and Environment Test for Operatives isn’t as straightforward and easy as some people may lead you to believe. To pass, you’ll need a very good understanding of a number of health and safety topics. If you’re new to the test or if you haven’t taken it in a while you might […]

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CSCS Health and Safety Test Revision – Safety Signs

CSCS Health and Safety Test Revision – Safety Signs

The CSCS Test revision notes below will focus on Health and Safety signs and their meanings, these safety signs are the ones you should know if you’re taking your CSCS test in 2016. Safety signs are broken down into different colour categories, these are as follow: Blue safety signs – Blue safety signs are used […]

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CSCS Test Revision Notes on Working at Height

CSCS Test Revision Notes on Working at Height

Revising for your CSCS test should be quick, straight forward and to the point, for this reason we’ve created these short revision notes to help you revise for the CSCS test more effectively. Passing the test shouldn’t just be about cramming the answers to every question, you should understand the concepts being conveyed in each […]

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CSCS Revision Notes on Fire Prevention and Control

CSCS Revision Notes on Fire Prevention and Control

These short CSCS revision notes were created to help you revise and familiarize yourself with some of the core concepts you’ll need to know in order to pass your CSCS test. To pass the “fire prevention and control” section of the CSCS card test you will need to know about fire extinguishers, controlling fire risks […]

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CSCS Revision – 20 Key Points on General Responsibilities

CSCS Revision – 20 Key Points on General Responsibilities

The CSCS revision notes below aims to highlight some of the key points you will need to revise in order to pass your test. These 20 key points are from the “General Responsibilities” section and cover some of the basics of health and safety. Regardless of the type of test you’re taking, these revision notes […]

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CSCS Test Revision – What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

CSCS Test Revision – What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome

This short CSCS Test revision article will give you a quick insight to HAVS and how it affects you. Anyone working regularly with hand-held power tools and equipment, or anyone required to control vibrating workpieces undergoing any form of grinding or machine processing, must be aware that these and similar activities put operatives at a […]

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Introduction to Portable Appliance Testing – PAT Test

Introduction to Portable Appliance Testing – PAT Test

Electrical safety is covered by the Electricity at Work Regulations (1989) which say employers have a responsibility to ensure all work which involves the use of electricity is done safely. Essentially, employers must ‘control the risks’ involved in using electricity, especially the risks associated with using portable electric appliances. According to the law, these appliances […]

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Fire Extinguisher Colours

Fire Extinguisher Colours

Whether it’s in the home, in public or in the workplace, fire safety should never be underestimated. However, while many of us may feel confident about the basics of staying safe in the event of a fire, few know the importance of identifying the different fire extinguisher colours. Fire extinguishers are often the most readily […]

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Toolbox Talks – What’s it all About

Toolbox Talks – What’s it all About

Toolbox talks are an accessible and simple way of informing workers about specific health and safety issues. They focus on matters which relate to certain working practices, and are usually delivered in an informal, workplace setting, rather than in a training room. Short and to the point, if delivered regularly, they are a great way […]

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Protecting your Eyes and Ears at Work

Protecting your Eyes and Ears at Work

When working on a project, it’s important that both the staff and employer are aware of health and safety issues and how to mitigate or minimize site risks and hazards. Not only will adequate health and safety measures prevent you and your colleagues from being injured in a potentially permanent manner, it will also protect […]

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Accident Investigation at Work – A short guide

Accident Investigation at Work – A short guide

When working on a construction site, preventing accidents isn’t just about preventing injury. Accidents on site can have severe legal implications on you and your employer, as well as delaying the project and potentially preventing you from working in future. That being said, accidents will sometimes happen, so it’s important to know how to respond. […]

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Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace

When on site, health and safety should be prioritised over the work. Injuries and accidents can have serious consequences for employers, employees and even the general public. As well as the direct effects of injury, legal consequences and delays to work can cost employers time and money, so having a good safety record can improve […]

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