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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 discover a child wondering around on a construction site?

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

3. A risk assessment is important because?

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

9. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 13 of 100

14. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

16. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 16 of 100

17. Hazardous substances can be identified by?

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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


Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

38. Prohibition notices are given to equipment that:

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

40. 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 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

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


Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

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


Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

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

Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

55. Ladders should never be painted because:

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

57. Which of these best describes working at height?

Question 57 of 100

58. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

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

Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

65. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

67. Why are site inductions important?

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

75. Which of these is true about environmental law?

Question 75 of 100

76. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 76 of 100

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


Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

86. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

94. 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 94 of 100

95. Why is it important for you to keep your working environment clean and tidy?

Question 95 of 100

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


Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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


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. What does the heath and safety sign below mean?


Question 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

  1. Louis Michaels says:


  2. charlotte jones says:

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  3. PA says:

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  4. Phil says:

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  5. Zahid Aziz says:

    91 out of 100

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  7. Marco says:

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  8. Stanley says:

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  9. Kevin Atma Row says:

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  10. Peter M says:

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  11. krusha says:

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