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CSCS Health and Safety Mock Test 2017

In this practice exam, we have created a full 50 question mock filled with CSCS Health and Safety questions. You will need to get at least 47 of 50 to pass the exam and gain your CSCS Card. This will cover most of the health and safety topics you need to know about which include dust and fumes, noise and vibration, health welfare, personal protective equipment, hazardous substances, manual handling, fire prevention and control and working at height. There are some multiple choice questions in these exams you please make sure you read the question fully before moving onto the next one.

When you go to take your real exam you will have to complete the test within 45 minutes. There will be no timer on this CSCS practice exam so please keep an eye on the time so you know when you start and finish, this will give you an idea of the pace you will need to work through the questions.

1. What is the best way to stop people being hit by falling tools and materials when you are working above them?


2. How do you identify the safe load rating for the scaffolding platform?


3. How many people should be on a ladder at the same time?


4. How can noise affect your health? Give 2 answers


5. Do all types of gloves protect hands against chemical? 


6. What does a fire need to burn, in addition to heat and fuel?


7. What is the main reason for using lifting aids when undertaking a manual handling activity?


8. Which of the following provides health and safety information about a hazardous substance? 


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


10. You need to wear a full body harness. You have never used one before. What should you do?


11. What should you do if you find pigeon droppings and nests in the area where you’re required to work? 


12. You need to use a hazardous substance. Who should explain the health risks and safe method of work you need to follow (the COSHH assessment) before you start?


13. If you discover a fire, what is the first thing you should do?


14. What should you do if you need to wear ear defenders but an ear pad is missing from one of the shelves?


15. What is the safest way to use a hazardous substance? 


16. What must all workers do under the regulations for manual handling? 


17. Which of the following is the best method to help minimise the risk of injury when manual handling?


18. If you have a ringing sound in your ears after working with noisy equipment, does this mean?


19. When do you need to wear eye protection?


20. Why is overexposure to vibratory tools and equipment a serious issue? 


21. You are using a wheelbarrow to move a heavy load. Is manual handling? 


22. What does COSHH assessment tell you? 


23. What is the fire assembly point?


24. What condition could be prevented if you wear the correct gloves for handling a hazardous substance? 


25. Which of the following is not a health effect of being exposed to paints and resins which have higher levels of solvents? 


26. You find an unmarked container that you think may contain chemicals. The first thing you should do? 


27. You need to move a load that is heavier on one side than the other. How should you pick it up?


28. How would you expect to find out the location of a fire assembly point?


29. What is the main reason for ensuring safe manual handling techniques in the workplace?


30. You need to stack materials on a working platform. What is the best way to stop them falling over the toe board?


31. What should you do if the water you are using to control dust runs out? 


32. What part of the body is most likely to be injured if you lift heavy loads? 


33. What is an advantage of adopting manual handling methods?


34. Noise can damage your hearing. What are the symptoms and signs of hearing damage?


35. What should you do if you drop your safety helmet from height onto a hard surface? 


36. What type of protection do you need to wear if you are using a cartridge-operated or compressed gas tool, for example a nail gun?


37. What should you wear if there is a risk of materials flying into your eyes?


38. Where are you most likely to come across asbestos? 


39. Someone is using noisy equipment and you have no hearing protection. What should you do? 


40. Where should you go if you hear the fire alarm?


41. Your job requires you to move the same size load several times a minute from one place to another. Could this be a problem?


42. Which of the following is a manual handling task?


43. If you still materials on a working platform, which statement is correct?


44. After asbestos, which of the following causes the most ill-health to construction workers? 


45. When is the only time that you do not need to wear head protection on site? 


46. Noise levels may be a problem if, in general, you have to shout to be understood when someone is standing how far away?


47. What illness might you develop if you breathe in asbestos dust?


48. What is hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)? 


49. What must you ensure when using water to keep down dust when cutting? 


50. What are two Common fire risks on construction sites?


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  1. John says:

    Nice I got 48/50 thanks for the test