CSCS Mock Test 2019 – (100 multiple choice questions)

The CSCS mock test 2019 below features 100 multiple choice questions and answers to help you practice and prepare for your Health, Safety and Environment test in 2019. 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 2019 below. Good luck!!!

1. What does this sign mean?

Question 1 of 100

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

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3. Site inductions should be attended by:

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4. What are Class Three ladders designed for?

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

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

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

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

Question 8 of 100

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

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13. What does this sign mean?

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

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

Question 15 of 100

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

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

Question 17 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

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23. What does this sign mean?

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

Question 24 of 100

25. Which two fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? Choose two answers

Question 25 of 100

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

Question 26 of 100

27. Which of these two types of fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

29. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

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

Question 31 of 100

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

Question 32 of 100

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

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34. Why is a site induction important?

Question 34 of 100

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

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

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

Question 37 of 100

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

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

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

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

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

Question 43 of 100

44. What does this sign mean?

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

Question 45 of 100

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

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

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

Question 48 of 100

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

Question 49 of 100

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

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

Question 51 of 100

52. Green safety signs signify:

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

Question 53 of 100

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

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

Question 55 of 100

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

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

Question 58 of 100

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

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

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61. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

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62. What are three early signs of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

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

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

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

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

Question 66 of 100

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

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

Question 68 of 100

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

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70. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

75. What does this sign mean?

Question 75 of 100

76. Serious accidents should be reported to:

Question 76 of 100

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

Question 77 of 100

78. What does this sign mean?

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

81. What does this sign mean?

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

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83. A near miss can be described as:

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

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

Question 85 of 100

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

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

Question 87 of 100

88. Why does a work environment need to be kept clean?

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

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

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

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

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93. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

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94. What does this sign mean?

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

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

Question 98 of 100

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

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

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