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

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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


Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

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


Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

15. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 15 of 100

16. 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 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

19. A risk assessment is important because?

Question 19 of 100

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


Question 20 of 100

21. Why are site inductions important?

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

24. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

29. 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 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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


Question 32 of 100

33. Ladders should never be painted because:

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

41. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 41 of 100

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

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

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

Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

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

Health and Safety Sign

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

62. 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 62 of 100

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

Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

68. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 68 of 100

69. Which of these best describes working at height?

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

72. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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


Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

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


Question 76 of 100

77. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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


Question 79 of 100

80. What should you do if you suspect someone about to start working on-site is under the influence of alcohol?

Question 80 of 100

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


Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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


Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

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

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

91. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

96. 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 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

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

Question 100 of 100


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Comments (15)

  1. PA says:

    98/100 Whats the chances of passing the cscs test this friday ?

  2. Phil says:

    Brilliant! 95/100!

  3. Zahid Aziz says:

    91 out of 100

  4. geoffrey bray says:

    great help did my test this morning and passed

  5. Marco says:

    I got 99/100, my test is next week, I feel confident

  6. Stanley says:

    Excellent website for practicing. Had loads of these questions in my test this morning

  7. Kevin Atma Row says:

    My CSCS test tomorrow, practice Result 93/100

  8. Peter M says:

    Passed first time 48 out of 50 – Thanks for this website very helpful 🙂

  9. krusha says:

    First time I’ve taken this test and got 97 out of 100. I have booked my actual test tomorrow. Let’s keep hopeful that I pass.

  10. Mm says:

    Just passed the test and can assure you, if you test for a week the book and 100 questions before sleep, you defo can pass it.
    Thanks for creators of this website. MM

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