CITB CSCS Mock Test – Manual Handling

The CITB CSCS mock test below features 19 core knowledge questions and answers from the manual handling section, this is an up-to-date CITB CSCS mock test for operatives taking their test in 2024.

Most of the questions will require a single answer, if a question requires multiple answers you will need to select all the correct answers to get a full point for that question. The pass mark is 15 out of 19!

1. What should you do if a previous back injury is affecting the job you’re currently doing?

Question 1 of 19

2. Which of these should you consider before carrying a load? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 2 of 19

3. According to the regulations for manual handling, all workers must ______.

Question 3 of 19

4. What should you be aware of if you have to carry a load in cold and damp conditions? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 4 of 19

5. What should you do if a wheel has fallen off of the trolley you are using?

Question 5 of 19

6. The maximum weight you can carry should be decided by:

Question 6 of 19

7. What should you do if you need to move items which are too heavy to carry in a single load?

Question 7 of 19

8. If you have to lift a heavy load your employer must _______.

Question 8 of 19

9. Which part of your body are you most likely to injure if you lift heavy loads?

Question 9 of 19

10. All of the following statements about manual handling are true EXCEPT:  (Choose 2 answers)

Question 10 of 19

11. Before attempting to lift a heavy load you should always try to ______.

Question 11 of 19

12. Is using a wheelbarrow to carry a load considered manual handling?

Question 12 of 19

13. What should you do if you need to carry a load down a steep slope?

Question 13 of 19

14. What should you do if you discover a better way of lifting a load than the method currently in place?

Question 14 of 19

15. What should you do if you need to lift a load which blocks your front view?

Question 15 of 19

16. How should you pick up a load which is heavier on one side?

Question 16 of 19

17. What should you do if a load is too heavy for you to move on your own, there are no colleagues around to help you, and the load cannot be divided into smaller parts?

Question 17 of 19

18. If you need to move a load while sitting you should always remember that:

Question 18 of 19

19. How should you position yourself if you need to lift a load from the ground?

Question 19 of 19


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