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 2024 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 should you do if the extension wire you need to use has a cut in the outer cover?

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

3. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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


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

Question 8 of 100

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


Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Health and Safety Sign

Question 11 of 100

12. 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 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

16. Prohibition notices are given to equipment that:

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

22. All near misses should be reported:

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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


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


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

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


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36. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?

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

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

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

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


Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

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

Question 42 of 100

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


Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

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48. You are provided with a dust mask to protect against dangerous fumes but this mask is partially damaged. What should you do?

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

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

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

Question 52 of 100

53. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


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


Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

58. Before starting your shift you’re given a dust mask that’s too big and keeps falling off, what should you do?

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. If you need to operate a power tool you must be:

Question 63 of 100

64. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

66. What should you do if you’re given a task that requires you to wear a full body harness but you’ve never used one before?

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

69. After raising a fire alarm what’s the next thing you should do?

Question 69 of 100

70. 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 70 of 100

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


Question 71 of 100

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


Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

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

Question 76 of 100

77. When you are drilling, grinding, sanding or dusting, how can you protect your lungs from long-term respiratory damage?

Question 77 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

80. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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


Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

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

Question 86 of 100

87. For maximum protection when using a mask you should:

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

90. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

97. Why are site inductions important?

Question 97 of 100

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

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

Question 99 of 100

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


Question 100 of 100


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