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The CSCS test provides a means to prove that you have acquired the safety and health training required for the United Kingdom Construction Industry. Employees are finding that gaining employment without having the CSCS card relevant to their trade and experience is becoming increasingly difficult. Mock exams provide a way to test your knowledge on safety and health as it relates to the workplace and ensure that you have the confidence you need to pass the CSCS test and obtain your CSCS card. Why not try our Full 50 question 2020 practice CSCS Exam here.

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  1. Magnesium and Aluminum materials can be found under which class of fire?
    1. B
    2. F
    3. A
    4. D


  1. What do you do if you discover if you see a child on your work site?
    1. Remove the child immediately to a safe area
    2. Ignore it; their parent is around somewhere
    3. Report it to your site manager immediately
    4. Keep an eye on the child and make sure they don’t get hurt


  1. What types of fire extinguishers are best to use on electrical fires?
    1. Water & Foam
    2. Foam & Wet Chemical
    3. CO2 & Dry Powder
    4. Water & CO2


  1. You should do all of the following Except what in order to prevent injuries that can be caused by manual handling?
    1. Use proper lifting equipment
    2. Carry as much as you can in order to finish as quickly as possible
    3. Learn the correct techniques
    4. Break large items into smaller parts


  1. Which of the following is not the correct course of action in the event of a fire?
    1. Immediately find the nearest lift and use it to exit the building
    2. Immediately call the fire brigade
    3. Set off the fire alarm closest to you
    4. If you are trained to do so and can do so safely, try and extinguish the fire


  1. Should your employer provide a first aid box in the event of?
    1. One is required by the company
    2. When there are more than ten workers on the site
    3. When there are more than 25 workers on the site
    4. First aide boxes must always be provided, no matter how many employees are on site


  1. You should keep your work area clean and tidy because _______.
    1. it reduces the potential for falls, trips, and slips
    2. it reduces impact to the environment
    3. this will prevent animals from coming and spreading disease
    4. All of the above


  1. If you are the only one to notice a safety hazard, what do you do?
    1. Keep working and tell your supervisor before you leave for the day
    2. Avoid that area
    3. Immediately report it to your supervisor
    4. Ignore it, reporting it is the health and safety rep’s responsibility


  1. Exposure to engine oil can potentially cause?
    1. Loss of breath
    2. Skin problems
    3. Hearing loss
    4. Heart disease


  1. Site inductions are important because?
    1. It is when health and safety rules are discussed
    2. You can meet your coworkers and become familiar with staff
    3. You can meet the managers and supervisors
    4. You can become familiar with the work area


  1. How do you identify a hazardous substance?
    1. The color of the container
    2. The color of the substance
    3. The symbol on the label
    4. The label will say that it is hazardous


  1. It is important to do risk assessments because ______.
    1. it will delegate who does what on the site
    2. this will dictate who is in charge of the health and safety of the site
    3. it will show where tools are stored
    4. To identify potential safety hazards and instruct the safest methods of completing tasks


  1. What color identifies a wet chemical fire extinguisher?
    1. Black
    2. Yellow
    3. Red
    4. Blue


  1. During a fire, what do you do after raising the alarm?
    1. Hide under a desk
    2. Immediately exit the building
    3. Find your coworkers and lead them out
    4. Find your supervisor and tell them the building is on fire


  1. If you are witness to a near miss and know the worker is not going to report it because he is afraid he will get in trouble, what do you do?
    1. Immediately report it
    2. No harm, no foul. Keep working
    3. Talk to him on the importance of safety
    4. Take him to the manager


  1. If it is required that you carry a load down a steep slope, what do you do?
    1. Carry the item down the slope with it on your shoulder
    2. Assess to see if you can carry the item safely before you attempt to carry it
    3. Roll the item down the slope
    4. Run down the slope to make it to the bottom quickly


  1. If you see a red and white sign displaying a finger, what does it represent?
    1. Where the fire alarm is located
    2. Where the assembly appoint is
    3. Where the fire extinguisher is
    4. None of the above


  1. What fire extinguishers should never be used in a confined space?
    1. H20 & CO2
    2. CO2 & Foam
    3. Dry Powder & CO2
    4. Foam & Dry Powder


  1. What do you do if you realize that the safety rules explained during the site induction are now out of date?
    1. It’s not your responsibility, keep working
    2. Ask your co-workers for advice
    3. Create your own safety rules
    4. Discuss it with your supervisor and raise your concerns


  1. If the load you must lift blocks your view, what do you do?
    1. Ask a co-worker to guide you
    2. Carry the load; it is the responsibility of others to tell you if you will hit them
    3. Ask a supervisor to guide you
    4. Ask a co-worker to assist you with carrying the load so you will be able to see


  1. “Tool box talk” is best described by what?
    1. A short discussion that takes place about a specific health and safety topic
    2. A guide that describes in detail how you should store your tools safely
    3. A guide that describes what tools are approved for you to use at the site
    4. A guide that explains how choosing the right tools for each job can benefit you


  1. Why is it important that workers sign in as they enter the work site?
    1. To ensure workers are working the right number of hours
    2. So that if an emergency occurs, there is a way to account for everyone on the site
    3. The HSE must record all working hours
    4. You do not have to sign into the work site


  1. If you have previously had a back injury, that is affecting your job?
    1. You should ignore it and keep working
    2. Make sure that you have a back brace handy
    3. Talk to your supervisor about it before you begin working.
    4. If you feel pain while working tell the supervisor, otherwise continue working.


  1. A clean work environment helps with which of the following
    1. Keeping animals away
    2. Reducing environmental impacts
    3. Reducing the potential of injuries due to slips, trips, and falls
    4. All of the above


  1. To whom do you report serious accidents?
    1. Your employer
    2. Call the police immediately
    3. Security on the worksite
    4. HSE inspector


  1. What do you do if a load is too heavy for you to move alone, and you cannot break it apart?
    1. Use a fork – lift, regardless of whether or not you have been trained to use one
    2. Do not attempt to move it unless you can safely
    3. Drag it across the ground
    4. Tell a co-worker to handle it


  1. How can you best describe a near miss?
    1. A narrowly avoided accident
    2. An accident from taking time off work
    3. A minor accident that could have been avoided
    4. An accident that was never reported


  1. Which of the following is not true about ladders?
    1. The ladder should be footed for angles that are less than seventy-five degrees
    2. Fiber glass ladders can help lessen the potential for electrical grounding to occur
    3. Painting ladders help avoid excessive wear and tear occurring
    4. You should always maintain three points of contact when using a ladder


  1. If you are uncomfortable climbing the height of a ladder, what do you do?
    1. Ask someone to hold the ladder
    2. Change ladders
    3. Don’t climb it and find another task to complete
    4. Speak with your supervisor


  1. Severe injury and death can be caused by what level of voltage?
    1. 220 volts
    2. 110 volts
    3. 480 volts
    4. All of the above


  1. How many points of contacted should you have anytime you use a ladder?
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4


  1. The steel toe of your work boot does what?
    1. Ensures your feet remain comfortable at work
    2. Keeps the foot better aerated than it would be if you were wearing a regular boot
    3. Protects your feet from debris falling from above
    4. Increases your traction if you are working from heights


  1. What does a green safety sign mean?
    1. An employee has to do something
    2. Safe conditions
    3. Fire alarm found here
    4. There is a hazard in this area


  1. At what point do you need to report to your supervisor concerning a health and safety concern?
    1. That the area is unsafe for third parties
    2. The safety of you and your co-workers is at risk
    3. Your safety is at risk
    4. All of the above


  1. If you notice that a live electrical wire falls into a puddle of water?
    1. You should notify others nearby
    2. Carry on working and wait until after your shift to report it
    3. Remove it immediately
    4. Avoid the area and continue working


  1. Which of the following statements about manual handling is true?
    1. Back braces are specifically designed with the intention of increasing how much weight you can carry
    2. Back braces can eliminate risks for injury when worn
    3. Both A & B
    4. Neither A nor B


  1. Who is responsible for managing health and safety on the construction site
    1. The health a safety rep
    2. The site manager
    3. The site supervisor
    4. The workers


  1. Blue fire extinguishers contain what substance within them?
    1. Carbon Dioxide
    2. Dry Powder
    3. Water
    4. Foam


  1. Which of the following is untrue about ladders?
    1. Use three points of contact any time you use a ladder
    2. Ladders can be painted to avoid wear and tear
    3. If the supervisor approves it, two people can work on one ladder
    4. Both B & C


  1. What does a blue and white health and safety sign indicate?
    1. You have entered a restricted zone
    2. You may not perform a specific task
    3. It is mandatory that some action be taken
    4. There is a hazard present
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