CSCS Mock Test 2024

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 2024.

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

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

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3. When planning the safe system of work for manual handling, who should be involved?

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

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

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

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

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8. If someone has an injury at work, what must happen to the accident report?

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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19. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

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

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

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22. What should you do if you want to reduce the risk of hand arm vibration while using a vibrating tool?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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30. Which statement below is TRUE when it comes to lifting a load while sitting down?

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31. Why should workers be fully trained and competent before they’re allowed to enter a confined space?

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


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

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34. A first aider is allowed to do all the following EXCEPT:

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35. What’s the FIRST thing you should do if you find an injured person while working on your own?

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

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

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

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39. PPE must be provided by your employer______.

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40. What are risk assessments used to identify?

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

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

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

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44. What does it mean if you can feel a tingle in the end your fingers immediately after using a vibrating tool?

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45. 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?

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46. 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)

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

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


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

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50. What is the FIRST thing you should do if someone next to you touches a live cable by accident?

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