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CSCS Mock Test 2020 – (100 multiple choice questions)

The CSCS mock test 2020 below features 100 multiple choice questions and answers to help you practice and prepare for your Health, Safety and Environment test in 2020. 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 2020 below. Good luck!!!

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

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2. What must do when working in a hearing protection zone?

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3. What should you do if you have to work near an electric cable which has exposed wires?

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4. What does this sign mean?

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

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

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7. What should you do if the trolley you’re using gets damaged and one of its wheels fall off?

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

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 As work progresses, you realize that the safety rules given at your site induction are clearly out-of-date, you should_______.

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10. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

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

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12. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

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13. Before you can operate a plant on site you must be ___ and ___. (Choose 2 answers)

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

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15. A near miss can be described as:

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16. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

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

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18. What is the best way to avoid an accident with site traffic if you need to walk across the site?

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

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20. What purpose does a steel toe serve in a work boot?

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

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22. What type of pollution do hand-held power tools contribute to?

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23. When referring to ladders, which out of these four statements is NOT true?

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

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

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

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

Question 29 of 100

30. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

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

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32. What is considered a safe voltage when using electrical equipment on a construction site?

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

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34. What does this sign mean?

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

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

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

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38. What should you do if your supervisor asks you to operate a dump truck but you’ve never actually driven one before?

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

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40. What health problem is associated with using hand-held vibrating tools?

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41. Which of these is NOT normally included in the general site rules?

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

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43. Which of these is most likely if you can see frost around the valve of an LPG cylinder?

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

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45. What does it mean if you hear a ringing sound in your ear after working with noisy equipment?

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

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

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48. What does this sign mean?

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49. What does the signal below mean?

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

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

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

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53. You should not walk behind a lorry while it is reversing because_____.

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

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

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56. What does this sign mean?

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

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

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

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

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61. What does the term PAT mean?

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

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63. What should you do if you discover a quicker, but different way of working as described in the method statement?

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64. What should you do if you’re refuelling a piece of equipment and accidentally spill a large amount of fuel on your clothes?

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

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

Question 66 of 100

67. Which of these should NOT be used on electrical fires? (Choose 2 answers)

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

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69. What equipment should be used when digging close to underground electrical services?

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

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

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72. What are Class Three ladders designed for?

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

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74. According to the fire triangle, what 3 factors must be present for a fire to start? (Choose 3 answers)

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75. What is the primary reason that employees must report any and all accidents that occur on the job site?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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82. Which of these could be used to verify that a signaller is trained and competent?

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

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84. What does this sign mean?

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

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

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87. What would you do if you notice a live electrical wire fall into a puddle of water?

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88. What does this sign mean?

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89. If a worker is uncomfortable climbing to a certain height on a specific type of ladder, he or she should:

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

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

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

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

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94. Which of these could help a signaller stay safe while carrying out their job?

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

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

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97. What does this sign mean?

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

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

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100. What are three early signs of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)? (Choose 3 answers)

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