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

Question 1 of 100

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


Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

8. 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 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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


Question 11 of 100

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


Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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


Question 14 of 100

15. 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 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

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

Question 23 of 100

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

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

35. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

38. Disposable masks should be used no more than?

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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


Question 41 of 100

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

Question 42 of 100

43. 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 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

45. 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 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

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


Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

54. 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 54 of 100

55. Why are site inductions important?

Question 55 of 100

56. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?


Question 56 of 100

57. All near misses should be reported:

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

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

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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


Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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


Question 73 of 100

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


Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

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

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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


Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

81. What does COSHH stand for?

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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


Question 83 of 100

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

Health and safety sign for cscs test

Question 84 of 100

85. What type of fire extinguisher is shown below?

Question 85 of 100

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

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

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

Question 93 of 100

94. Hazardous substances can be identified by?

Question 94 of 100

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

Health and Safety Sign

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

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

Question 99 of 100

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


Question 100 of 100


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Comments (17)

  1. Louis Michaels says:


  2. charlotte jones says:

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