CSCS Mock Test 2021 – (100 multiple choice questions)

The CSCS mock test 2021 below features 100 multiple choice questions and answers to help you practice and prepare for your Health, Safety and Environment Test in 2021. These 100 questions will cover all 16 sections of the core knowledge questions you’re likely to face.

There will be no time limit, so take your time and go through each question carefully. Also, let us know in the comments section how you got on. Was it easy? Was it difficult? Share your thoughts on this CSCS mock test 2021 below. Good luck!!!

1. For safety purposes, what is the optimal ladder angle when placed against the wall from the ground?

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2. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

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3. The responsibility of managing health and safety on a construction site belongs to:

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4. What does this sign mean?

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5. What do fire extinguishers with a Red colour band contain?

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6. Which of these items would NOT need to undergo a PAT test in the workplace?

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

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8. A near miss can be described as:

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9. What should you do to protect yourself from electric shock if you have to use a 230-volt tool?

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10. When should you report a health and safety concern to your supervisor?

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11. What is the main purpose of a fire extinguisher?

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12. What should you do if another contractor is carrying out work which affects your safety?

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13. What should you do if you notice a mobile crane about to hit something while lifting a load?

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14. As work progresses, you realize that the safety rules given at your site induction are clearly out-of-date, you should_______.

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15. Which of these emergency procedures should be explained at your site induction? (Choose 3 answers)

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16. What does this sign mean?

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17. What does this sign mean?

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18. Besides a CO2 fire extinguisher, which of these should you use to tackle electrical fires?

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19. What is the first thing you should do if you notice diesel spilling onto the ground while a colleague is refuelling an excavator?

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20. Which of these are common fire risks on a constructions site? (Choose 2 answers)

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21. When are the rules regarding health and safety normally discussed?

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22. What does the signal below mean?

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23. Who should a signaller be in contact with at all times while giving signals?

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24. When using a ladder you should always enure that you have at least ____ points of contact.

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25. What should you do if you are witness to an accident on site?

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26. What is the most common way of keeping traffic routes free from pedestrians?

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27. Site inductions should be attended by:

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28. What is the first thing you as a worker should do when you first arrive on site?

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29. What type of fire extinguisher should be used on cooking oil fires?

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30. Before using a power tool, you should carry out a visual inspection, what are the 2 main things you should look for? (Choose 2 answers)

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31. What should you do if you’re working in a deep trench and you start to feel dizzy?

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32. What should you do if you’re unclear about a particular topic discussed during your site induction?

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33. What is the main advantage of using battery-powered tools instead of electrical ones?

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34. What does this sign mean?

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

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36. What does the term PAT mean?

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37. How can you check if a residual current device (RCD) connected to a power tool is working correctly?

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38. What does it mean if your entire work-site has been given a prohibition notice?

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39. Which of these best describes a “tool box talk”?

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40. If a site vehicle is driving well above the speed limit on site, you should ___.

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41. What should you do if you doctor says you have work-related hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

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42. If you have to work alone you might be asked to ______.

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43. You see a lorry parking and notice it has a flat tyre; you should tell the driver because ____.

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44. What do fire extinguishers with a Cream colour band contain?

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45. Which state of being will reduce the likelihood of you suffering from hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

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46. What should you do if you see a mobile plant using a route designated for pedestrians?

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47. A residual current device (RCD) should be used with 230v tools because ___.

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48. What is the first thing you should do if you discover a fire on-site?

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49. What does this sign mean?

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50. Who is responsible for reporting unsafe working conditions on a building site?

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51. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

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52. The Main reason for carrying out an accident investigation is to:

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53. Which of these is most likely to cause hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

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54. Why is a site induction important?

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55. What do fire extinguishers with a Blue colour band contain?

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56. How can you reverse hearing damage that was caused by long-term noise exposure?

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57. What should you do if you’re attending a site induction and the presenter says something you don’t understand?

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58. What should you do if a vehicle is lifting materials and you need to walk under the load to get to your place of work?

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59. All of the following are true about ladders EXCEPT: (choose 2 answers)

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60. What is the MAIN danger when walking next to a 360° crane that’s working near a wall?

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61. In accordance with the guidance on underground service pipes, yellow service pipes carry ___.

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62. You have to work in a corridor which happens to be a fire escape route, you must ensure that_________.

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63. What should you do if there is a large fire on-site and you have not been trained to use a fire extinguisher?

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64. What should you do if you’re using an electric hand tool and it suddenly cuts out?

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65. What should you do if you need to use a power tool and the guard is missing?

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66. You’re about to carry out a job which requires a hot-work permit, you must ensure____. (Choose 2 answers)

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67. What is the best method for minimizing dust at a work site?

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68. The nozzle of a CO2 fire extinguisher is well known for becoming ___ after use.

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69. Which of the following could help you to protect the environment while you are working?

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70. Which condition is most likely if someone's body comes into contact with wet cement?

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71. What should you do if you think that loud noises at work has damaged your hearing?

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72. If someone is using a mobile crane and you need to get pass, you should___.

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73. What does this sign mean?

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74. What procedure should you follow if you’re refuelling a dumper and accidentally spill a large amount of petrol?

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

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

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77. What does this sign mean?

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78. How would you know if you need a permit to work before starting a job?

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79. What type of health and safety signs are triangular?

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80. Pedestrians are most likely to get injured by a vehicle on site when the vehicle is ___.

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81. What does this sign mean?

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82. Battery-powered tools are usually preferred in a construction environment over their electrical counterparts because ___.

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83. What’s the main purpose of a risk assessment?

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84. What does this sign mean?

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85. Maintaining a clean working environment helps to: (choose 3 answers)

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86. 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?

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87. Building sites usually use a 110-volt electricity supply instead of a 230-volt supply because ___.

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88. What should you do before adjusting an electric hand tool?

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89. What type of fire extinguisher should be used on a fuel-based fire?

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90. If a work tool has been given a prohibition notice this means the tool ___.

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91. If you have to use a power tool with a rotating blade you should ___.

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92. Which of these could be used as a safety precaution if a vehicle has to tip materials into an excavation?

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93. What should you do if you think a load is going to fall from a moving vehicle?

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

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95. Two of the main topics covered in a site induction are: (Choose 2 answers)

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96. What do fire extinguishers with a Black colour band contain?

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97. Why must workers sign in when entering a site?

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98. What should you do if you are working and your helmet gets damaged?

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99. Disposable ear plugs are essential when working in loud environments. How many times should you wear disposable ear plugs?

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100. RIDDOR is a health and safety term related to:

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