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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 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 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

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

Question 5 of 100

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

Question 6 of 100

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

Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

9. A near miss can be described as:

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

11. What should you do if you realize you cannot carry out a job as described in the method statement?

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

13. What does this sign mean?

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14. What does this sign mean?

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

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

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

18. You have to carry out a job that requires flammable liquid, how much flammable liquid should you take from the stores?

Question 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

22. Why is a site induction important?

Question 22 of 100

23. 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)

Question 23 of 100

24. Serious accidents should be reported to:

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

28. 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?

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

31. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

Question 33 of 100

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

Question 34 of 100

35. Which two fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

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

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

Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

45. Which of these should you consider before carrying a load?

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

47. A co-worker is dizzy and complains of feeling faint, what should you do?

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

49. What does this sign mean?

Question 49 of 100

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

Question 50 of 100

51. Site inductions should be attended by:

Question 51 of 100

52. What does this sign mean?

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

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

Question 54 of 100

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

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

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

59. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

61. What does this sign mean?

Question 61 of 100

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

Question 62 of 100

63. What does this sign mean?

Question 63 of 100

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

Question 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

66. What should you do if there’s a fire on-site and the designated fire warden has given instructions?

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

70. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

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

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

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

Question 85 of 100

86. What does the signal below mean?

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

93. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

Question 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

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

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

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