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

Question 1 of 100

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


Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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


Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

12. Solvents in paints and resins can lead to:

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

15. 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 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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


Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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


Question 19 of 100

20. Hazardous substances can be identified by?

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

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


Question 25 of 100

26. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 26 of 100

27. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

36. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

39. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

42. All near misses should be reported:

Question 42 of 100

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


Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

47. Why are site inductions important?

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

50. Which of these is true about environmental law?

Question 50 of 100

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

Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

53. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

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


Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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


Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

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


Question 75 of 100

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

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 85 of 100

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


Question 86 of 100

87. A risk assessment is important because?

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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


Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

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


Question 99 of 100

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

Question 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

  1. Louis Michaels says:


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