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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. 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 1 of 50

2. PPE must be provided by your employer______.

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

4. 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 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

16. Why is a person always positioned immediately outside of a confined space while work is taking place inside it?

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

20. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

22. What substance is probably present in the air if workers notice the smell of rotten eggs?

Question 22 of 50

23. What are risk assessments used to identify?

Question 23 of 50

24. Which TWO are likely consequences for employers who fail to take appropriate measures to prevent accidents or ill health at work? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 24 of 50

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


Question 25 of 50

26. 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 26 of 50

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


Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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


Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

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

Question 40 of 50

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

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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


Question 43 of 50

44. Guard rails placed around the top of an excavation are meant to ___.

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

47. 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 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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


Question 49 of 50

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

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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