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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 2022 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. Hand-arm vibration syndrome or vibration white finger can be described as:

Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

5. Which of the following is possible if you inhale asbestos dust?

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

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


Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

11. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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


Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

15. Occupational asthma can make it impossible to work with specific materials. How is it caused?

Question 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

18. How should your body be positioned when lifting a load?

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

26. When using water to help control levels of dust when cutting, what should you do?

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

31. Ladders should never be painted because:

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

36. Which colour coding does foam fire extinguishers fall under?

Question 36 of 100

37. Being exposed to which of these items will NOT cause lung infections or diseases?

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

42. Protective mid-soles in your safety footwear are designed to:

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

44. How many (minimum) points of contact should you have with a ladder at all times?

Question 44 of 100

45. All near misses should be reported:

Question 45 of 100

46. 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 46 of 100

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


Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

50. Which two types of fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 50 of 100

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

Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

58. What do yellow and black health and safety signs like the one below mean?


Question 58 of 100

59. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. What does the heath and safety sign below mean?


Question 63 of 100

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


Question 64 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

67. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

69. Why are site inductions important?

Question 69 of 100

70. Which two tasks below would you class as manual handling? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

72. Prohibition notices are given to equipment that:

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

76. Which of these tasks does NOT cause silica dust to enter into the air?

Question 76 of 100

77. Hazardous substances can be identified by?

Question 77 of 100

78. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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


Question 80 of 100

81. Which of these statements is true about using ladders?

Question 81 of 100

82. You should always wear appropriate boots when working in wet cement because____.

Question 82 of 100

83. You need to sweep up dust that was created during your shift. You should:

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

85. When using a power tool for cutting and grinding, why is it important for the dust to be collected?

Question 85 of 100

86. Give TWO separate answers as to how excess noise can affect your health.

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

88. In the event of a fire you should do all the following EXCEPT:

Question 88 of 100

89. Who manages health and safety at a construction site?

Question 89 of 100

90. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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


Question 95 of 100

96. What 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 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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


Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

100. 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 100 of 100


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Comments (18)

  1. dino says:

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  8. Marco says:

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  9. Stanley says:

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