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

Question 1 of 50

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

Question 2 of 50

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

Question 3 of 50

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


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

Question 5 of 50

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 What should you do if you believe the safety rules discussed at your site induction are out of date?

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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


Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

14. 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 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

21. 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 21 of 50

22. 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 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

24. What are risk assessments used to identify?

Question 24 of 50

25. PPE must be provided by your employer______.

Question 25 of 50

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


Question 26 of 50

27. Where can you find information about hazardous substances?

Question 27 of 50

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

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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


Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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


Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

41. 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 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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


Question 44 of 50

45. 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 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

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

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

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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