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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 type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

6. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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


Question 14 of 100

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

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 your supervisor asks you to drive a truck but you have never driven one before?

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

22. Which of these best describes working at height?

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

27. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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


Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

34. 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 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

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


Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

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


Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

40. Why are site inductions important?

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

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

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

49. 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 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

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


Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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


Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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


Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Health and Safety Sign

Question 61 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 62 of 100

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

Question 63 of 100

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


Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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


Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

70. Ladders should never be painted because:

Question 70 of 100

71. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 71 of 100

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


Question 72 of 100

73. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

75. All near misses should be reported:

Question 75 of 100

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

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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


Question 82 of 100

83. 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 83 of 100

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


Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

86. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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


Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

98. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

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

Question 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

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