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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 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 1 of 100

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


Question 2 of 100

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

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. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

8. 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 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

19. 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 19 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

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

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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


Question 32 of 100

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


Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

36. A risk assessment is important because?

Question 36 of 100

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


Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

42. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

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


Question 44 of 100

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


Question 45 of 100

46. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 46 of 100

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


Question 47 of 100

48. All near misses should be reported:

Question 48 of 100

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


Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

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


Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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


Question 54 of 100

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

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

Question 57 of 100

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

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 type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

62. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 62 of 100

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

Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

67. Why are site inductions important?

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

70. Why are site inductions important?

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

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

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Health and Safety Sign

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

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

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

90. Hazardous substances can be identified by?

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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


Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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


Question 95 of 100

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


Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

99. Which of these best describes working at height?

Question 99 of 100

100. 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 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

  1. Louis Michaels says:


  2. charlotte jones says:

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  8. Stanley says:

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