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CSCS Card Mock Health and Safety Test Questions

By admin on April 28, 2014 in CSCS Mock Tests with 1 Comment

In this cscs health and safety mock test will we be testing you on some health and safety issues that can help you can your co-workers on the work site from some dangerous elements. It is important to protect yourself in the work place for your present a future health.

If you are looking to pass your cscs test then you will need to get some practice in before sitting the exam. We have put together some cscs mock test questions that you will find identical to the ones you will find in the real cscs test. In this cscs mock test online you will find some basic question that if you work in the construction industry already will find a bit simple and easy but it is all good practice.

There is also our practice test with 50 questions for 2018 to use for more questions/

1. Which of the following should be classed as hazardous waste?

a. Fluorescent light tubes

b. Broken ceramic tiles or bricks

c. Glass

d. Polythene and shrink wrap


2. There has been a spillage of hydraulic oil from plant working near a watercourse, what one action should you NOT do?

a. Notify the site manager

b. Switch the plant off

c. Contain the spillage

d. Use detergents to clean up the oil


3. Which TWO actions could help minimise waste?

Select two answers

a. Leave bags of cement and plaster out in the rain unprotected

b. Re-use of cuts as far as possible rather than discarding them

c. Use new material/packs at the beginning of each day

d. Only take or open what you need and return or reseal anything left over

e. Always take much more than required- just in case you need it


4. The high levels of solvents in some paints and resins can cause?

a. Lung problems

b. Headaches, dizziness and sickness

c. Effects on other parts of your body

d. All of the above


5. When drilling, cutting, sanding or grinding, what is the best way to protect your long term health from harmful dust?

a. Wear a FFP3-rated dust mask and impact goggles

b. Wear any disposable dust mask, hearing protection and impact googles

c. Use dust extraction or wet cut and wear light eye protection

d. Use dust extraction or wet cut, wear a FFP3-rated dust mask, hearing protection and impact goggles


6. You have been given a dust mask to protect you against hazardous fumes, what should you do?

a. Start work but take a break now and again

b. Do not start work until you have the correct respiratory proactive equipment (RPE)

c. Do the job but work quickly

d. Wear a second dust mask on top of the first


7. You have finished your work and need to sweep up the dust created, what should you do?

a. Make sure there is plenty of ventilation

b. Dampen down the area

c. Put your protective mask back on

d. All of the above


8. Which of the following do you need to do to ensure that your mask works?

a. Check it’s the correct type needed

b. Check you are wearing it correctly

c. Pass a face fit test wearing the mask

d. All of the above


9. You are using water as part of dust control and run out, what should you do?

a. Carry on as you have nearly finished

b. stop and refill with water

c. Carry on but get someone to sweep up afterwards

d. Ask everyone to cleat the area and then carry on


10. Which of these activities does NOT create silica dust, which is harmful if breathed in?

a. Break up concrete floors and screeds

b. Sawing timber and plywood

c. Chasing out walls and mortar joints or sweeping up rubble

d. Cutting kerbs, stone, paving slabs, bricks and blocks


11. There are many kinds of dust and fumes at work, breathing them in over time can cause you to develop?

a. Skin cancer

b. Occupational dermatitis

c. Sore throat

d. Occupational lung disease


1. a
2. d
3. b,d
4. d
5. d
6. b
7. d
8. d
9. b
10. b
11. d

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  1. Gary says:

    This is a good site to learn for any CSCS health and safety at your work environment it can be used as training to gain knowledge and even used as a refresher
    The health and safety should be free for use whenever required and not used as a money spinner as some other web sites like to charge for this information,