CSCS Mock Test Full 50 Questions 2024

This CSCS mock test is a full 50-question example designed to help you practice and prepare for your real Health, Safety and Environment Test in 2024. All the questions will be pulled at random from some of the core health and safety topics covered in the real CSCS test.

For the real test, you will have 45 minutes to complete 50 multiple-choice questions, you’ll need to demonstrate that you have a good theoretical knowledge of many health and safety topics before you can pass your test and apply for your CSCS card.

Most of the questions in the real test will require a single answer but there are a few which require multiple answers. In keeping with this format, we’ve added questions that require multiple answers so you can get the full experience when attempting any of our CSCS mock tests.

If a question requires two answers, you’ll need to choose both correct answers before you can get a full point for that question, so please ensure that you read each question carefully. The pass mark for this CSCS mock test is 45 out of 50. Good luck!

1. What should you do if you need to use a mobile tower scaffold but the wheel brakes aren’t working?

Question 1 of 50

2. What should you do if you discover a child wondering around on a construction site?

Question 2 of 50

3. What should you do if the toilet on your worksite doesn’t work and is always in a messy state?

Question 3 of 50

4. Methane gas is very dangerous in confined spaces because: (Choose 2 answers)

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5. Which of these must you do if you need to run an electrical cable across an area used by vehicles? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 5 of 50

6. What should you do if you accidentally drop your safety helmet and crack it?

Question 6 of 50

7. Why are site inductions important?

Question 7 of 50

8. If you need to hand dig near any electrical underground services you must use:

Question 8 of 50

9. What should you do if the ladder you’re about to use is damaged?

Question 9 of 50

10. Give TWO answers as to how excess noise can affect your health. (Choose 2 answers)

Question 10 of 50

11. Using eye protection is vital for onsite safety, when should you wear eye protection?

Question 11 of 50

12. You are required to undertake some work that will produce dust. What will you need to do?

Question 12 of 50

13. A risk assessment is important because ____.

Question 13 of 50

14. What should you do if you notice the side supports moving around as you're working inside an excavation?

Question 14 of 50

15. What does the health and safety sign below mean?


Question 15 of 50

16. Which of the following is the best option if you're trying to avoid causing any harm to a protected species in an area where you're working?

Question 16 of 50

17. To ensure maximum protection when using a mask you should ____.

Question 17 of 50

18. What does the health and safety sign below mean?


Question 18 of 50

19. Safe manual handling techniques are essential in the workplace because___.

Question 19 of 50

20. What should you do if your supervisor asks you to drive a truck but you have never driven one before?

Question 20 of 50

21. You should tell your employer if you have contracted Weil’s disease on site because:

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22. What should you do if you accidentally cut your finger and you can’t get it to stop bleeding?

Question 22 of 50

23. If you’re in an accident, which of these does NOT have to be recorded in the accident book? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 23 of 50

24. All unsafe working practices should be reported immediately; whose responsibility is it to report unsafe working practices?

Question 24 of 50

25. What does the health and safety sign below mean?


Question 25 of 50

26. You’re working with a new chemical/substance and you start to feel ill, what should you do?

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27. As an employee it’s your responsibility to do all the following EXCEPT: (Choose 2 answers)

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28. What should you do if you’re carrying excavation work and discover some old coins in the soil?

Question 28 of 50

29. You have to work in an excavation, what is the main hazard while working?

Question 29 of 50

30. What should you do if the extension wire you need to use has a cut in the outer cover?

Question 30 of 50

31. Which of these is true about using gloves while handling chemicals?

Question 31 of 50

32. Wet chemical fire extinguishers are identified by which colour?

Question 32 of 50

33. To operate a plant on site you must: (Choose 2 answers)

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34. Who should provide the first aid box at your worksite?

Question 34 of 50

35. Disposable masks should be used no more than ___.

Question 35 of 50

36. What should you do if you notice a safety hazard that no one else seems to notice?

Question 36 of 50

37. What TWO methods can you use to reduce the amount of dust from becoming airborne? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 37 of 50

38. If you have to use water to control dust while cutting you should____.

Question 38 of 50

39. Information regarding your emergency assembly points will be ___.

Question 39 of 50

40. It is important to preserve old buildings because______.

Question 40 of 50

41. What should you do FIRST if someone is unconscious but you are not a trained first aider?

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42. Which hazardous substance is often found in cement-based roofing sheets?

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43. You witness a near miss and the worker involved is afraid of getting into trouble, what should you do?

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44. What should you do if one of your colleague has a nail stuck in their foot and you are not a trained first aider?

Question 44 of 50

45. Which of these should be worn on-site if there’s a risk of objects falling from above?

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46. Over time, excess noise can damage your hearing. Which of these is an early sign of this?

Question 46 of 50

47. Being exposed to engine oil can cause ____.

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48. What does it mean if you digging and find a run of coloured marker tape?

Question 48 of 50

49. Which statement regarding asbestos is true?

Question 49 of 50

50. An excavation should be battered back or stepped if ___.

Question 50 of 50


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