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CSCS Mock Test (100 Multiple Choice Questions)

The CSCS mock test below consists of 100 multiple choice questions covering all the areas you will need to know to pass your Health, Safety and Environment test. The questions in this practice test are similar to the ones you can find on our latest 2021 mock exam here , the only difference is the amount of questions we’ve assigned.

As with all our CSCS mock tests , there is no time limit, so please ensure you read through each question carefully, as some may require multiple answers.

Note:  If a question requires multiple answers and you only give one correct answer it will not award a full mark for that question. Good luck !!!

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


Question 1 of 100

2. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 2 of 100

3. What does this health and safety sign tell you about a specific type of chemical?


Question 3 of 100

4. One of the most important location to remember on your jobsite is:

Question 4 of 100

5. Which types of fire extinguishers were designed specifically for tackling Class F fires?

Question 5 of 100

6. Which category does titanium and aluminium materials fall under?

Question 6 of 100

7. High levels of dust can be inhaled when performing tasks such as grinding, drilling, sanding and cutting. These levels are most dangerous when:

Question 7 of 100

8. A nest of pigeons along with droppings are discovered in an area where you will be working. What should you do?

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

10. What should you do if you’re unsure about a particular topic discussed during a site induction?

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Health and Safety Sign

Question 12 of 100

13. The colour coding for a dry powder fire extinguisher is?

Question 13 of 100

14. Upon discovering asbestos on a work site what should you do?

Question 14 of 100

15. If your job requires you to use a hazardous substance whose responsibility is it to explain the health risks and safe method of work you need to follow?

Question 15 of 100

16. In the event of an accident a first aider can do all the following EXCEPT:

Question 16 of 100

17. When using a CO2 fire extinguisher you should be aware that the nozzle will become?

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

20. Which of these would you not put a mobile tower scaffold on?

Question 20 of 100

21. What does your employer’s health and safety policy tell you?

Question 21 of 100

22. Which of these statements is true about storing materials on a working platform?

Question 22 of 100

23. How often should you replace your high-visibility clothing?

Question 23 of 100

24. Ladders should never be painted because:

Question 24 of 100

25. If an HSE inspector visits your site what should you do?

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

27. Hand-arm vibration syndrome or vibration white finger can be described as:

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

29. Green and white safety signs like the one below are:


Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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


Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

33. What should you do if the first aid box at your workplace is missing items or completely empty?

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

35. What should you do if a fire breaks out and you’ve not been trained to use a fire extinguisher?

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

37. If you want to be a first aider at work you should___.

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

39. What are blue and white safety signs like the one below used to indicate?


Question 39 of 100

40. To help prevent injuries caused by manual handling you should do all the following EXCEPT:

Question 40 of 100

41. Which class of fire does magnesium and aluminium materials fall under?

Question 41 of 100

42. What’s the FIRST thing you should do if someone who is working in a deep man hole collapses?

Question 42 of 100

43. The best way to tell if a specific substance is asbestos is by:

Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

45. You are working with a chemical and require respiratory protective equipment (RPE). If none has been given, what do you do?

Question 45 of 100

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


Question 46 of 100

47. Checking a ladder before use should be done by?

Question 47 of 100

48. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 48 of 100

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


Question 49 of 100

50. Which of the following is a physical means of protection?

Question 50 of 100

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

Question 51 of 100

52. What is the leading cause of death among construction workers?

Question 52 of 100

53. If there’s a well organised site transport system in place you will see all the following EXCEPT:

Question 53 of 100

54. Besides a CO2 fire extinguisher, which type of fire extinguisher can you use on electrical fires?

Question 54 of 100

55. Which of the following is NOT a class A material?

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

57. Which of these is true about environmental law?

Question 57 of 100

58. If you have to use a ladder, what angle should you adjust the ladder to?

Question 58 of 100

59. The best way to ensure a ladder is secured and won’t slip is to:

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

61. Prohibition notices are given to equipment that:

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

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

Question 63 of 100

64. You should not store loose batteries in a tool bag because___.

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

68. You have just finished working with a particularly noisy piece of equipment and you have a ringing in your ears. What does this symptom imply?

Question 68 of 100

69. All of the following statements are true about using podium steps EXCEPT?

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 71 of 100

72. You believe that excess noise at the job site has damaged your hearing. What do you need to do?

Question 72 of 100

73. What TWO methods can you use to reduce the amount of dust from becoming airborne?

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

75. If you see the word “SENSITISER” on a bottled substance, this means that____.

Question 75 of 100

76. When does your employer need to provide a first-aid box?

Question 76 of 100

77. What does the health and safety sign below tell you?


Question 77 of 100

78. Information regarding hazardous substances can be found in ___.

Question 78 of 100

79. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

82. Where would you find information about chemicals found on a work site?

Question 82 of 100

83. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 83 of 100

84. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 84 of 100

85. Which image below tells you that the PPE you’re wearing confirms with health, safety, and environmental protection standards?


Question 85 of 100

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


Question 86 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 87 of 100

88. A risk assessment is important because?

Question 88 of 100

89. Which of these materials would you use a water fire extinguisher on?

Question 89 of 100

90. What would you do if you’re using a hammer and the head comes loose?

Question 90 of 100

91. Which of these TWO types of fire extinguishers are most suitable for use on electrical fires? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

93. After discovering an unlabelled bottle of chemicals what should you do?

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

95. Which of these fire extinguisher is most suitable for electrical fires?

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

97. Why are site inductions important?

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

99. Over time, excess noise can damage your ability to hear. Can such a condition be reversed?

Question 99 of 100

100. Hazardous substances can be identified by?

Question 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

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