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CSCS Mock Test 2022

The CSCS mock test below features 50 practice questions similar to the ones you’ll face when taking your Health Safety and Environment Test for operatives in 2022.

Like the real test, the pass mark for this CSCS mock test is 45 out of 50. Some questions will require a single answer and some will require multiple answers. You will need to select all the correct answers to get a point for these questions.

You will be given a PASS or FAIL grade after submitting your answers. Please take your time to go over these and retake the test if required. Good Luck!

1. Which THREE common work site items would be considered as hazardous waste? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 1 of 50

2. What should you do If you discover a safer way of carrying a load than the method already in place?

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

4. 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 4 of 50

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


Question 5 of 50

6. 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 6 of 50

7. What should you do if your doctor says you have hand-arm vibration syndrome and he/she believes it was most likely caused through your work?

Question 7 of 50

8. What does it mean if a Health and Safety Executive officer issues an improvement notice after observing you at work?

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

10. TWO important topics your employer should cover at your site induction are ___ and ___. (Choose 2 answers)

Question 10 of 50

11. Which item of Personal Protective Equipment should you use if you want to be protected from dermatitis?

Question 11 of 50

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


Question 12 of 50

13. Which THREE of these should be labelled with the sign below? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 13 of 50

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


Question 14 of 50

15. What is the MAIN reason why you should know and understand the fire and emergency procedures at your workplace?

Question 15 of 50

16. HAVS is a common health and safety term in the construction industry, what does HAVS stand for?

Question 16 of 50

17. A COSHH assessment is used to identify risks relating to ___.

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

19. What’s the FIRST thing you should do if a colleague collapses and there are no first-aiders around?

Question 19 of 50

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


Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

22. Which of these best describes the word “hazard”?

Question 22 of 50

23. Which activity could create the biggest risk for lead poisoning in a situation where control measures are not in place?

Question 23 of 50

24. Which hazardous substance is often found in cement-based roofing sheets?

Question 24 of 50

25. What is the safest way of entering and exiting a deep excavation?

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 26 of 50

27. The colour coding for a dry powder fire extinguisher is ___.

Question 27 of 50

28. All of the following may cause a nuisance to neighbours of a work site EXCEPT:

Question 28 of 50

29. You are given a task that requires using a power tool and need to carry out a visual inspection. Which TWO of these should you ensure when carrying out the visual inspection? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 29 of 50

30. What TWO things can you do to obtain information about your site emergency procedures? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 30 of 50

31. Which statement below is TRUE when it comes to using gloves while handling chemicals?

Question 31 of 50

32. What should you do if you believe the safety rules discussed at your site induction are out of date?

Question 32 of 50

33. Which of these is most likely if you're digging and notice a strange smell coming from the soil?

Question 33 of 50

34. What is the FIRST thing you should do if someone working next to you is knocked unconscious and you are not a trained first aider?

Question 34 of 50

35. It is a general rule that noise levels may be excessive if you must shout to speak to someone how far away?

Question 35 of 50

36. In which of these are you most likely to encounter asbestos?

Question 36 of 50

37. What TWO things can you do can you do to help prevent slips and trips while using an extension cable? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 37 of 50

38. According to Environmental Law, which statement below is TRUE?

Question 38 of 50

39. If you have suffered from back injuries in the past and your new job requires manual handling, what should you do?

Question 39 of 50

40. You have been given a power tool to use on site, what must you do before using the tool?

Question 40 of 50

41. Which part of your body is most likely to be injured if you have to lift heavy loads?

Question 41 of 50

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


Question 42 of 50

43. Which of these is the LEAST important reason why all accidents must be reported?

Question 43 of 50

44. Which part of the body would you wear respiratory protective equipment (RPE)?

Question 44 of 50

45. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 45 of 50

46. PPE must be provided by your employer______.

Question 46 of 50

47. You are working outdoors and notice oil has leaked from a machine on to the ground, what is the correct way to clean it up?

Question 47 of 50

48. What TWO actions can you take to help minimize waste on site? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 48 of 50

49. Which of the following is an example of BAD site practice?

Question 49 of 50

50. The TWO main reasons why all accidents, incidents and near misses must be reported are ___. (Choose 2 answers)

Question 50 of 50


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Comments (3)

  1. daniel says:

    very helpfull

  2. daniel says:

    very good

  3. Walter A Galler says:

    Well presented questions

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