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

Question 1 of 100

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

Question 2 of 100

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

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

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

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

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

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

Question 9 of 100

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

Question 10 of 100

11. What does this sign mean?

Question 11 of 100

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

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13. Serious accidents should be reported to:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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27. What does the signal below mean?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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34. What does this sign mean?

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35. Green safety signs signify:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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44. What does this sign mean?

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45. Which of the following should risk assessments identify?

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

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

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48. What does this sign mean?

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49. What does the term PAT mean?

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

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51. What does this sign mean?

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

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53. Blue and white health and safety signs mean:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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62. 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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63. 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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64. If a site vehicle is driving well above the speed limit on site, you should ___.

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

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

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

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

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

Question 69 of 100

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

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

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

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

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

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75. What does this sign mean?

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

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

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

Question 78 of 100

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

Question 79 of 100

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

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

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

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86. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

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

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

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89. What does this sign mean?

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90. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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99. What does this sign mean?

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

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