Site operatives preparing to take the CSCS test will have to have a good grasp of basic health and safety procedures on a worksite. This includes being able to identify and follow safety signs, being able to spot unsafe working practices, being able to report unsafe working practices and being able to protect yourself and others around you at all times by utilizing PPE in a correct and safe manner.
Before you can apply for your green CSCS card you must pass the CSCS health and safety operatives test, it’s a relatively straightforward test that most people should pass on their first attempt.
Some people believe that the CSCS test is an absolute pushover that requires no revision and no practice, but in reality, more and more people are failing their test simply because they’ve neglected to do their research, revision, and practice.
The CSCS mock test below is for site operatives looking to practice for their real exam to gain their green CSCS card, all the questions are based on basic health and safety topics and anyone serious about passing their CSCS test should be able to answer all questions correctly. You can also take a full CSCS mock test for site operatives here.
Basic CSCS Mock Test Questions for Site Operatives
1. What does EH40 relate to?
a. Safe ways of putting out a fire
b. The safe way of storing tools
c. Workplace exposure Limits
d. Correct ways of reporting an accident
2. What does RIDDOR stand for?
a. Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations
b. Reporting of Injuries, Deaths and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations
c. Reporting of Injuries, Destruction and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations
d. Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Deadly Occurrences Regulations
3. You witness a near miss and the worker involved is afraid of getting into trouble what should you do?
a. Have a chat with him and ask him to be careful next time
b. Report it
c. He seems ok so all is fine
d. Take him to your supervisor immediately
4. Whenever possible heavy loads should be?
a. Dragged along the floor
b. Split into lighter manageable loads
c. Carried on your shoulder
d. Left until a colleague can assist
5. A risk assessment is important because?
a. It tells you who is in charge of health and safety at your work site
b. It is used to delegate tasks among workers
c. It tells you where tools should be stored
d. It tells you the safest way of performing a task
6. After raising a fire alarm what’s the next thing you should do?
a. Hide under a desk
b. Find your supervisor and inform him/her of the situation
c. Find your colleagues and take them out of the building
d. Leave the building immediately
7. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection commonly caused by?
a. Rats and livestock urinating in water
c. Fish dying in water
8. Exit signs are one of the most vital safety signs on any site, what colour are they?
9. Asbestos is a toxic substance that affects men and women only but not children.