CSCS Mock Test Questions and Answers

Here’s another simple CSCS mock test consisting of 15 basic health and safety questions. This practice test will be different from our previous CSCS mock test questions which required you to provide the answers; instead we will be asking some basic health and safety questions and providing the answers for your reference.

As you probably already know, passing your Health Safety and Environment test requires a basic understanding of various health and safety topics some of which include fire extinguishers, manual handling, COSHH etc; topics which are all covered in the CSCS revision section of this website.

You can rest assured that you will encounter questions related to these topics in your real CSCS test so get as much practice as possible from all our CSCS mock test questions.

1. A construction site can be one of the most noisiest places to work, what’s the first thing you should if you think your working environment has damaged your hearing?

Answer: Consult your employer or doctor and request a hearing test.

2. Using disposable ear plugs can significantly reduce the noise level you’re exposed to; how many times should you use a disposable ear plug?

Answer: Once. For optimal safety, disposable ear plugs should only be used once.

3. What safe voltage is recommended for electrical equipment on a building site?

Answer: 110 Volts

4. What’s the easiest way of knowing if an electrical tool has been PAT tested and safe for use?

Answer: Look for the green sticker which indicates it’s safe for use.

5. What type of fire extinguisher should you use on an unplugged radio?

Answer: Water fire extinguisher, if it’s unplugged then it’s just a solid material.

6. Besides CO2 fire extinguishers which other type of fire extinguisher is recommended for use on electrical fires?

Answer: Dry Powder, dry powder fire extinguishers can be used on electrical fires but they can damage your electrical equipment not to mention they’re quite messy.

7. What does a hot work permit allow you to do?

Answer: Perform jobs that could initiate a fire.

8. What does it mean if you work site has been issued with a prohibition notice?

Answer: The site is unsafe and you must stop working.

9. The health and safety rules of a work site are normally explained when?

Answer: During the site induction.

10. Where should you go if there’s a fire on you work site?

Answer: Go to your designated fire assembly point.

11. Using barrier cream can protect your hands from certain harmful substances but you shouldn’t rely on this primarily because:

Answer: Many harmful substances can easily penetrate the barrier cream

12. When should you apply skin barrier, before or after you start work?

Answer: If you’re using skin barrier cream it should be applied before you start working.

13. Being exposed to contaminated water or land can cause tetanus, to avoid catching this infection you should:

Answer:  Cover all open cuts and wounds with water tight bandages

14. To correctly identify asbestos you should:

Answer:  Have a sample analyzed in a lab

15. If you need to use hazardous chemicals and substances, where can you find health and safety information about the substance?

Answer: The COSHH assessment should have all the necessary information on the substance.

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Comments (30)

  1. Martin thomas says:

    I just failed my test got 41/50 I haven’t done it for 14 yrs so much is different could you send me the question and answers as I need to find out what I don’t know .



  2. onomuefor wilfred says:

    please i would like to know the test to take so i can gain the CISRS scaffold card,and also would need materials to revise with.
    kind regards

  3. Mark Dagley says:

    I have a diploma in electrical studies and a certificate in electrical wiring can I apply for a card

  4. Peter Gurr says:

    I visit sites to check and commission boilers now my cscs card runs out this month is there a revision test or can use my citb gas training card or my gas safe card.

  5. david monbelly says:

    useful information.

  6. Abbi says:

    I work for the youth service and have a young person that needs to get his CSCS card to be a labourer, can you email me the correct revision please. Thanks

  7. Richard says:

    Im taking the cscs test shortly are the questions for the basic cscs test the same throughout the uk

  8. andrew paton says:

    Can anyone help me with revision material for the standard cscs card please or advise me where to get the material.

  9. kay says:

    pls am taking my cscs test for the green card in about a week time pls can any1 help me with the right revision material.

  10. Can anyone help me with revision material for the standard cscs card please or advise me where to get the material.
    Thanks Reply

  11. tk says:

    hi i need some information on the cscs operative test, can any1 help me out?

  12. Ryan says:

    Hi I’m currently studying a university degree in construction and have been advised to get my CSCS card before I finish my degree to help further my prospects of future employment. Can someone tell me if I should undertake a specific test or is the basic operative’s test suitable for access on site?

  13. I need help can anyone help me with the right revision guide

  14. Tia says:

    Can anyone help me with revision material for the standard cscs card please or advise me where to get the material.

  15. Colette gray says:

    Could you please email me the best way for my son to revise for this test.

  16. Sam welch says:

    Hi, I have my cscs test in 2 days time and i’m getting confused by all the advice can anyone help with the correct revision material to get me ready thanks

  17. kris says:

    I take my test in a week but I have not been handed any thing to revise with help ??

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