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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Magnesium and Aluminum materials can be found under which class of fire?
What do you do if you discover if you see a child on your work site?
Remove the child immediately to a safe area
Ignore it; their parent is around somewhere
Report it to your site manager immediately
Keep an eye on the child and make sure they don’t get hurt
What types of fire extinguishers are best to use on electrical fires?
Water & Foam
Foam & Wet Chemical
CO2 & Dry Powder
Water & CO2
You should do all of the following Except what in order to prevent injuries that can be caused by manual handling?
Use proper lifting equipment
Carry as much as you can in order to finish as quickly as possible
Learn the correct techniques
Break large items into smaller parts
Which of the following is not the correct course of action in the event of a fire?
Immediately find the nearest lift and use it to exit the building
Immediately call the fire brigade
Set off the fire alarm closest to you
If you are trained to do so and can do so safely, try and extinguish the fire
Should your employer provide a first aid box in the event of?
One is required by the company
When there are more than ten workers on the site
When there are more than 25 workers on the site
First aide boxes must always be provided, no matter how many employees are on site
You should keep your work area clean and tidy because _______.
it reduces the potential for falls, trips, and slips
it reduces impact to the environment
this will prevent animals from coming and spreading disease
All of the above
If you are the only one to notice a safety hazard, what do you do?
Keep working and tell your supervisor before you leave for the day
Avoid that area
Immediately report it to your supervisor
Ignore it, reporting it is the health and safety rep’s responsibility
Exposure to engine oil can potentially cause?
Loss of breath
Site inductions are important because?
It is when health and safety rules are discussed
You can meet your coworkers and become familiar with staff
You can meet the managers and supervisors
You can become familiar with the work area
How do you identify a hazardous substance?
The color of the container
The color of the substance
The symbol on the label
The label will say that it is hazardous
It is important to do risk assessments because ______.
it will delegate who does what on the site
this will dictate who is in charge of the health and safety of the site
it will show where tools are stored
To identify potential safety hazards and instruct the safest methods of completing tasks
What color identifies a wet chemical fire extinguisher?
During a fire, what do you do after raising the alarm?
Hide under a desk
Immediately exit the building
Find your coworkers and lead them out
Find your supervisor and tell them the building is on fire
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?
Immediately report it
No harm, no foul. Keep working
Talk to him on the importance of safety
Take him to the manager
If it is required that you carry a load down a steep slope, what do you do?
Carry the item down the slope with it on your shoulder
Assess to see if you can carry the item safely before you attempt to carry it
Roll the item down the slope
Run down the slope to make it to the bottom quickly
If you see a red and white sign displaying a finger, what does it represent?
Where the fire alarm is located
Where the assembly appoint is
Where the fire extinguisher is
None of the above
What fire extinguishers should never be used in a confined space?
H20 & CO2
CO2 & Foam
Dry Powder & CO2
Foam & Dry Powder
What do you do if you realize that the safety rules explained during the site induction are now out of date?
It’s not your responsibility, keep working
Ask your co-workers for advice
Create your own safety rules
Discuss it with your supervisor and raise your concerns
If the load you must lift blocks your view, what do you do?
Ask a co-worker to guide you
Carry the load; it is the responsibility of others to tell you if you will hit them
Ask a supervisor to guide you
Ask a co-worker to assist you with carrying the load so you will be able to see
“Tool box talk” is best described by what?
A short discussion that takes place about a specific health and safety topic
A guide that describes in detail how you should store your tools safely
A guide that describes what tools are approved for you to use at the site
A guide that explains how choosing the right tools for each job can benefit you
Why is it important that workers sign in as they enter the work site?
To ensure workers are working the right number of hours
So that if an emergency occurs, there is a way to account for everyone on the site
The HSE must record all working hours
You do not have to sign into the work site
If you have previously had a back injury, that is affecting your job?
You should ignore it and keep working
Make sure that you have a back brace handy
Talk to your supervisor about it before you begin working.
If you feel pain while working tell the supervisor, otherwise continue working.
A clean work environment helps with which of the following
Keeping animals away
Reducing environmental impacts
Reducing the potential of injuries due to slips, trips, and falls
All of the above
To whom do you report serious accidents?
Call the police immediately
Security on the worksite
What do you do if a load is too heavy for you to move alone, and you cannot break it apart?
Use a fork – lift, regardless of whether or not you have been trained to use one
Do not attempt to move it unless you can safely
Drag it across the ground
Tell a co-worker to handle it
How can you best describe a near miss?
A narrowly avoided accident
An accident from taking time off work
A minor accident that could have been avoided
An accident that was never reported
Which of the following is not true about ladders?
The ladder should be footed for angles that are less than seventy-five degrees
Fiber glass ladders can help lessen the potential for electrical grounding to occur
Painting ladders help avoid excessive wear and tear occurring
You should always maintain three points of contact when using a ladder
If you are uncomfortable climbing the height of a ladder, what do you do?
Ask someone to hold the ladder
Don’t climb it and find another task to complete
Speak with your supervisor
Severe injury and death can be caused by what level of voltage?
All of the above
How many points of contacted should you have anytime you use a ladder?
The steel toe of your work boot does what?
Ensures your feet remain comfortable at work
Keeps the foot better aerated than it would be if you were wearing a regular boot
Protects your feet from debris falling from above
Increases your traction if you are working from heights
At what point do you need to report to your supervisor concerning a health and safety concern?
That the area is unsafe for third parties
The safety of you and your co-workers is at risk
Your safety is at risk
All of the above
If you notice that a live electrical wire falls into a puddle of water?
You should notify others nearby
Carry on working and wait until after your shift to report it
Remove it immediately
Avoid the area and continue working
Which of the following statements about manual handling is true?
Back braces are specifically designed with the intention of increasing how much weight you can carry
Back braces can eliminate risks for injury when worn
Both A & B
Neither A nor B
Who is responsible for managing health and safety on the construction site
The health a safety rep
The site manager
The site supervisor
Blue fire extinguishers contain what substance within them?
Which of the following is untrue about ladders?
Use three points of contact any time you use a ladder
Ladders can be painted to avoid wear and tear
If the supervisor approves it, two people can work on one ladder
Both B & C
What does a blue and white health and safety sign indicate?
You have entered a restricted zone
You may not perform a specific task
It is mandatory that some action be taken
There is a hazard present
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