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

Question 1 of 50

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

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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


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


Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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


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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

16. 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 16 of 50

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


Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

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

Question 26 of 50

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


Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

33. 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 33 of 50

34. 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 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

39. What are risk assessments used to identify?

Question 39 of 50

40. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

44. 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 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

46. 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 46 of 50

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


Question 47 of 50

48. 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 48 of 50

49. PPE must be provided by your employer______.

Question 49 of 50

50. Which TWO are important factors to consider when it comes to using lifting aids? (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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