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CSCS Mock Test for Operatives 2020

The CSCS mock test for Operatives below features a selection of questions similar to the ones you’ll need to know to pass your Health, Safety and Environment Test for Operatives in 2020.

These practice questions will focus on: Legal and Management, Health and Welfare, General Safety, High Risk Activities and Environmental Awareness and Waste Control and all other core knowledge questions.

The pass mark for this test is 45 out of 50. Don’t forget to visit our full CSCS mock test for operatives 2020 questions page here where you’ll find more CSCS sample questions.

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

Question 1 of 50

2. Should hand tools such as saws, hammers, screwdrivers and wire cutters be inspected?

Question 2 of 50

3. What should you do if you’re given a cable avoiding tool to use while working but you don’t know how to use it?

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

5. What could happen to a worker's health if warning signs regarding hazardous substances are not followed?

Question 5 of 50

6. What type of eye protection is most suitable if there’s a risk of materials flying into your eyes?

Question 6 of 50

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


Question 7 of 50

8. What should you do if you’re working in a deep trench and you start to feel dizzy?

Question 8 of 50

9. Are you responsible for helping to reduce the amount of waste created on-site?

Question 9 of 50

10. TWO simple but effective ways of saving energy and reducing harmful emissions on site are ___ and ___. (Choose 2 answers)

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

12. Why is it important for waste to be segregated on a work site? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 12 of 50

13. Which statement below is TRUE when it comes to using gloves while handling chemicals?

Question 13 of 50

14. Why is it important for workers using a half mask respirator to be clean shaven?

Question 14 of 50

15. Which of these is true about environmental law?

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

17. You witness a scaffold collapse, if you’re questioned about this accident you should:

Question 17 of 50

18. What should you do if a Health and Safety Executive inspector asks you about a recent accident you witnessed?

Question 18 of 50

19. 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 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 21 of 50

22. What TWO things can you do to obtain information about your site emergency procedures? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 22 of 50

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


Question 23 of 50

24. What should you do if you cut a finger and can't get it to stop bleeding?

Question 24 of 50

25. What TWO things should be done if you have an accident at work which results in you being absent from work for more than 7 days? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 25 of 50

26. Exposure to which of these would most likely result in you contracting Weil’s disease?

Question 26 of 50

27. Who is responsible for recording an injury in the accident book?

Question 27 of 50

28. If there's an emergency on site, what TWO things should you do? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

30. Why is it that building sites use 110-volt instead of the regular 230-volt supply?

Question 30 of 50

31. Which activity could create the biggest risk for lead poisoning in a situation where control measures are not in place?

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

33. If you’re working in a confined space and the gas alarm goes off you should:

Question 33 of 50

34. Pedestrians are most likely injured by site vehicles when the vehicles are:

Question 34 of 50

35. Details about the site traffic rules are usually discussed:

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

37. What should you do if the guard from a power tool you need to use is missing?

Question 37 of 50

38. Methane gas is very dangerous in confined spaces because: (choose 2 answers)

Question 38 of 50

39. Which THREE of these should be labelled with the sign below? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 39 of 50

40. Which statement about evacuation routes is true?

Question 40 of 50

41. Which THREE common work site items would be considered as hazardous waste? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 41 of 50

42. What should you do if you suspect someone about to start working on-site is under the influence of alcohol?

Question 42 of 50

43. Which of these must you do if you’re required to use an extension cable? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 43 of 50

44. What do yellow service pipes carry in relation to underground service pipes?

Question 44 of 50

45. You have to work with hazardous substances, what should your employer check regularly?

Question 45 of 50

46. Which of these should NOT be in a first-aid kit?

Question 46 of 50

47. How should you dispose of waste concrete and washout water?

Question 47 of 50

48. Wearing a safety helmet in hot weather can be uncomfortable, which of these is TRUE about wearing a safety helmet in hot weather?

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

50. To operate a plant on site you must: (Choose 2 Answers)

Question 50 of 50


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Comments (22)

  1. diane says:

    24/25 first go. not bad for a girl. lol. sit my test Friday. fingers crossed. thank you for the help

  2. ian sloan says:

    buzzing get me on the test sharpish

  3. Al white says:

    A great way to revise. Good job.

  4. jack says:

    praying I pass my test tomorrow!!!

    • Donovan Brown says:

      I fail my test yesterday am gutted. Am going back next week to resist my test
      Am home now doing the mock test online. One of my mate tells me about this mock test online is the best to practice with.

  5. Daniel says:

    Had my test today and passed! Some questions i remember involved;
    why is it important to be clean shaven when wearing a mask?
    What is a red fire extinguisher?
    What is the correct voltage to use on site 12/50/110/230?
    Best of luck

  6. K Parchment says:


  7. damion hardware says:

    i got 25 out of 25 i got my test on saturday

  8. george says:

    good mock test 23-25 will try again.

  9. Lee Pollock says:

    After many years away from the trade, quite happy at my first attempt on the mock test provided!.
    23/25 maybe a little more revision on certain aspects then time to put in for REAL! Thanks.

  10. Ben Clark says:

    Full Marks all the time thank you so much for this revision hopefully I pass my test tomorrow

  11. jack says:

    really good got 23 out of 25 the first go then I got 25 out of 25 the second go. its a really good little test to refresh your mind

  12. Szilveszter Gyergyak says:

    25/25 at the 4th time i got out! this is a good quality test! thank you!

  13. Paul Bussue says:

    21 out of 25,not bad,i am looking forward to the real thing,thanks guys for the mock test,keep up the good work.

  14. wayne reynolds says:

    i did better than i thought i would on this.

  15. nigel morgan says:

    got 23 out of 25 not bad will take test soon

  16. Paul Cummings says:

    I had no idea what the mock questions would entail but on my first mock 21 correct. its a combination revision and common sense.
    like them

  17. william says:

    I have been thinking how hard it would be to prepared for the test you are doing a great job

  18. william says:

    Thank you very much for giving me an idea of what the test would be like now i must improve my studies

  19. Mark says:

    Very handy to try before you go for the test

  20. edd boyle says:

    Great way to revise could not be any easier CHEERS

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