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cscs health and safety mock test

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. When do you need to wear eye protection?

Question 1 of 50

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

Question 2 of 50

3. 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?

Question 3 of 50

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

Question 4 of 50

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

Question 5 of 50

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

Question 6 of 50

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

Question 7 of 50

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

Question 8 of 50

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

Question 9 of 50

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

Question 10 of 50

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

Question 11 of 50

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

Question 12 of 50

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

Question 13 of 50

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

Question 14 of 50

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

Question 15 of 50

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

Question 16 of 50

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

Question 17 of 50

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

Question 18 of 50

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

Question 19 of 50

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

Question 20 of 50

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

Question 21 of 50

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

Question 22 of 50

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

Question 23 of 50

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

Question 24 of 50

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

Question 25 of 50

26. What does COSHH assessment tell you? 

Question 26 of 50

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

Question 27 of 50

28. 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?

Question 28 of 50

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

Question 29 of 50

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

Question 30 of 50

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

Question 31 of 50

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

Question 32 of 50

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

Question 33 of 50

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

Question 34 of 50

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

Question 35 of 50

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

Question 36 of 50

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

Question 37 of 50

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

Question 38 of 50

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

Question 39 of 50

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

Question 40 of 50

41. What is the fire assembly point?

Question 41 of 50

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

Question 42 of 50

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

Question 43 of 50

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

Question 44 of 50

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

Question 45 of 50

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

Question 46 of 50

47. If you store materials on a working platform, which statement is correct?

Question 47 of 50

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

Question 48 of 50

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

Question 49 of 50

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

Question 50 of 50


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  • John
    August 3, 2017 / 4 years ago

    Nice I got 48/50 thanks for the test

    January 25, 2018 / 4 years ago

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    January 31, 2018 / 4 years ago

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    February 1, 2018 / 4 years ago

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  • Glen
    February 26, 2018 / 4 years ago

    Great test questions. Worth doing, if u get them wrong just do them again. 50/50

    • admin
      February 27, 2018 / 4 years ago

      Glad you liked it, I would suggest trying our other tests rather than sitting the same one over and over. Lot’s more questions to try.

      • Nick
        October 14, 2018 / 3 years ago

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  • Mark
    February 28, 2018 / 4 years ago

    All correct

  • Dee Carden
    March 12, 2018 / 4 years ago

    Got 48 right

  • deidre carden
    March 13, 2018 / 4 years ago

    I made. one mistake because they asked for two answers to the column of 4 answers.

    • admin
      March 14, 2018 / 4 years ago

      Always remember to read the questions fully.

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    June 17, 2018 / 4 years ago

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    June 21, 2018 / 4 years ago

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  • David Johnson
    July 18, 2018 / 4 years ago

    I got two wrong answers but the list showing my answers and the correct answers list doesn’t seem to show my wrong answers

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    July 18, 2018 / 4 years ago

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  • Glenn
    August 19, 2018 / 3 years ago

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    August 29, 2018 / 3 years ago

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  • stephen woods
    October 14, 2018 / 3 years ago

    good test got 46/50

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    October 24, 2018 / 3 years ago

    Hello today my score is 47 over 50 and I hope to do well next thank you very much.

  • Gareth
    December 12, 2018 / 3 years ago

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    January 31, 2019 / 3 years ago

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    March 6, 2019 / 3 years ago

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  • Allan Wellbrook
    March 14, 2019 / 3 years ago

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    March 19, 2019 / 3 years ago

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    June 19, 2019 / 3 years ago

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    July 29, 2019 / 3 years ago

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    January 18, 2020 / 2 years ago

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    February 19, 2020 / 2 years ago

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  • Bob
    March 6, 2020 / 2 years ago

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    December 27, 2020 / 1 year ago

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  • Louis Hudson
    December 27, 2020 / 1 year ago

    another great free test that shows you the right and wrong answers at the end. Thanks

  • robin
    March 1, 2021 / 11 months ago

    The test didn’t mark me right
    I went back over the answers and it says that i got three wrong , but when i looked through them their was only one X next to a question?
    The rest of the questions was correct identified with the ticks.

    • Ryan
      March 5, 2021 / 11 months ago


      Thanks for pointing this out, there was an issue with the marking of the multiple answer questions

  • Gary prickett
    March 18, 2021 / 11 months ago

    Done very good got 50 right

  • Jessica
    June 16, 2021 / 8 months ago

    Got 42/50

  • Zeki tourbou
    July 27, 2021 / 6 months ago

    49 out of 50, not bad

  • paul andrew roberts
    December 1, 2021 / 2 months ago

    I have passed my mock test so I find it quite helpful, thank you after two attempts.

  • Robert Candido
    December 21, 2021 / 1 month ago

    I got all 50 correct

  • richard mc cann
    January 23, 2022 / 5 days ago

    My second attempt, my first was 44 out of 50 bit dissapointed but tried again next day and good results got 50 out of 50

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