CSCS Mock Test 2022 – (100 multiple choice questions)

The CSCS mock test 2022 below features 100 multiple choice questions and answers to help you practice and prepare for your Health, Safety and Environment Test in 2022. 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 2022 below. Good luck!!!

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

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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

Question 3 of 100

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

Question 4 of 100

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

Question 5 of 100

6. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

Question 6 of 100

7. What does this sign mean?

Question 7 of 100

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

Question 8 of 100

9. What does this sign mean?

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

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

Question 11 of 100

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

Question 12 of 100

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

Question 13 of 100

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

Question 14 of 100

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

Question 15 of 100

16. What does the signal below mean?

Question 16 of 100

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

Question 17 of 100

18. 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 18 of 100

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

Question 19 of 100

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

Question 20 of 100

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

Question 21 of 100

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

Question 22 of 100

23. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

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24. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

Question 24 of 100

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

Question 25 of 100

26. Why is a site induction important?

Question 26 of 100

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

Question 27 of 100

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

Question 28 of 100

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

Question 29 of 100

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

Question 30 of 100

31. What does this sign mean?

Question 31 of 100

32. A near miss can be described as:

Question 32 of 100

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

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

Question 34 of 100

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

Question 35 of 100

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

Question 36 of 100

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

Question 37 of 100

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

Question 38 of 100

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

Question 39 of 100

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

Question 40 of 100

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

Question 41 of 100

42. Green safety signs signify:

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

Question 43 of 100

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

Question 44 of 100

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

Question 45 of 100

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

Question 46 of 100

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

Question 47 of 100

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

Question 48 of 100

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

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

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

Question 51 of 100

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

Question 52 of 100

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

Question 53 of 100

54. What does this sign mean?

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

Question 55 of 100

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

Question 56 of 100

57. Serious accidents should be reported to:

Question 57 of 100

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

Question 58 of 100

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

Question 59 of 100

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

Question 60 of 100

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

Question 61 of 100

62. What does this sign mean?

Question 62 of 100

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

Question 63 of 100

64. 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 64 of 100

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

Question 65 of 100

66. What does this sign mean?

Question 66 of 100

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

Question 67 of 100

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

Question 68 of 100

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

Question 69 of 100

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

Question 70 of 100

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

Question 71 of 100

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

Question 72 of 100

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

Question 73 of 100

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

Question 74 of 100

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

Question 75 of 100

76. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

Question 76 of 100

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

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

Question 78 of 100

79. What does this sign mean?

Question 79 of 100

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

Question 80 of 100

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

Question 81 of 100

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

Question 82 of 100

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

Question 83 of 100

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

Question 84 of 100

85. What does this sign mean?

Question 85 of 100

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

Question 86 of 100

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

Question 87 of 100

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

Question 88 of 100

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

Question 89 of 100

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

Question 90 of 100

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

Question 91 of 100

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

Question 92 of 100

93. 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 93 of 100

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

Question 94 of 100

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

Question 95 of 100

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

Question 96 of 100

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

Question 97 of 100

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

Question 98 of 100

99. Site inductions should be attended by:

Question 99 of 100

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

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