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

Question 1 of 50

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

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3. 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)

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

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

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

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

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 What should you do if you believe the safety rules discussed at your site induction are out of date?

Question 8 of 50

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

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10. 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?

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

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

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

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14. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 14 of 50

15. Which TWO are important factors to consider when it comes to using lifting aids? (Choose 2 answers)

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

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


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

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


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

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

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


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

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

Question 27 of 50

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

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

Question 29 of 50

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

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31. 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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32. Who manages health and safety at a construction site?

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

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34. 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 34 of 50

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


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36. PPE must be provided by your employer______.

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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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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