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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. Which of these best describes working at height?

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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


Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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


Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

10. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

15. What should you do if you’re given a task that requires you to wear a full body harness but you’ve never used one before?

Question 15 of 100

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

Blue health and safety sign

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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


Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

30. 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 30 of 100

31. Being exposed to engine oil can cause?

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

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


Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

39. Ladders should never be painted because:

Question 39 of 100

40. 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 40 of 100

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


Question 41 of 100

42. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 42 of 100

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

Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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


Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

51. A risk assessment is important because?

Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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


Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

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

Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

65. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

70. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

74. Which of these is true about environmental law?

Question 74 of 100

75. Why are site inductions important?

Question 75 of 100

76. 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 76 of 100

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


Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

81. 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 81 of 100

82. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

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

Question 86 of 100

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


Question 87 of 100

88. All near misses should be reported:

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

93. 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 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

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

Question 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

  1. Louis Michaels says:


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  5. Zahid Aziz says:

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  7. Marco says:

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  8. Stanley says:

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  11. krusha says:

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