It is important that you apply for your CSCS card. To obtain this card, you must first pass the relevant Green Card CSCS Mock Exam. Constructions sites in the United Kingdom require more and more that employees have this card before they step foot on the worksite. This card proves that the employee has undergone the safety and health training needed to carry out work safely. Without it, you will have a hard time finding a job relevant to the construction field. The best way to ensure that you are best prepared for the test is by taking trial tests to ensure that you have the information you need to pass the test. The following labourer CSCS Mock Exam contains general questions on information that will likely be found on the CSCS test.
Green Card CSCS Mock Exam
If you need to use a power tool, it is required that you?
Are at least 18 years’ old
Are at least 21 years’ old
Anyone can use a power tool
You must be trained and competent in order to use a power tool
Which of these must you do if you have to use an extension cable?
Uncoil the entire cable
Check the entire length and cable connectors for damage
Both A & B
None of the Above
If you find a cut in the outer cover of the extension wire you need to use, what do you do?
Continue using it, just be extra careful to avoid the cut part
Immediately report it and ensure no other worker uses the extension wire
Cover the cut with electrical wire before you use it
You can continue using it as long as you don’t see the copper wires on the inside
If you must run an electrical cable across an area in which vehicles use, what do you do?
Use a protective ramp to cover the cable
Put “ramp ahead” sign in place
Both A and B
Make sure that you have used yellow tape to wrap the cable so drivers will see it
If the guard from the power tool you need has been misplaced, what do you do?
Unless the correct guard is fitted, you should not use this tool
Work slowly and with extreme caution as you use it
Make something that will do the job
Continue using it and work quickly to ensure you are using it the least amount possible
Which of the following is true pertaining to ladders?
The supervisor can give permission for two people to work on the ladder
Only one person should ever work on the ladder
Only one person should use the ladder, unless a third person is holding it
Two people can work on the same ladder as long as there is enough room and they use caution
Which of the following is untrue pertaining to using podium steps?
Podiums must be inspected on a regular basis
Podiums are completely safe and can-not fall over
You must be careful when reaching sideways because a podium can fall over
Make sure the wheels of the podium steps are locked before using
If you need to use a mobile tower scaffold but find the wheel brakes are broken, what do you do?
Find a coworker to hold the tower as you work
Use something sturdy and wedge it between the wheels so they will not move
Continue using it only if the floor is level
You should not use it
The leading cause of death among construction workers is?
Falling from a high place
Being hit by a vehicle
Incidents with tools
If the ladder you have chosen to use is damaged, what do you do?
Continue using it, just practice extra caution
Try to fix it, and if you can’t go to a supervisor
Put the ladder to the side and leave it alone
Immediately stop using it, report that it is broken, and tell your coworkers
If you are given a task requiring that you wear a full body harness, and you have never worn one before, what should you do?
Figure it out
Ask a coworker that has worn one
Ask an expert to train you on how to use one
Read the instruction manual, it will tell you how to use it
If you drop and crack your helmet, what do you do?
Replace it on your break
Replace it immediately
If it’s a small crack, it’s fine
Tape it and keep working
When is it important to use eye protection?
Whenever there is potential for eye injury and/or the site rules require it
Only when using power tools
Only when handling chemicals
Only when working near dust
When wearing a helmet in extremely hot weather, which of the following is a true statement?
It is common practice to increase air flow by drilling holes in your helmet
Wearing it sideways is allowed and makes it more comfortable
You can take it off for two minutes every hour while working
You must wear it at all times regardless of weather conditions
Which of the following are the protective mid-soled found in safety footwear designed to do?
When you step on hazardous chemicals they prevent burns
To keep you from hurting your ankle
To protect your feet from injury from sharp objects, such as nails
To keep you comfortable while you work
What does your ringing in your ears after you use a noisy piece of equipment, what does the ringing mean?
It is simply the result of the fact your body was exposed to excess vibration
The level of noise was high, but no damage was die
You are getting the flu
Your hearing is temporarily damaged
Which of the following is an example of how excess noise can hurt your health?
It can cause you to lose your hearing
It can cause persistent headaches
Both A & B
It can cause ear infections to occur
What do you do if you think your hearing has been damaged by excessive noise on the jobsite?
Take a few sick days and then return to work
Get a hearing test arranged by your doctor or your employer
Place ear plugs or cotton in your ears and continue your shift
The damage is permanent. Continue working, there is nothing that can be done anyways
Can hearing damage caused by excessive noise over a long period of time be reversed?
No, it is permanent
Yes, with surgery
Yes, let it rest and it will reverse itself
Not without surgery
Which of the following could be an early sign that you have permanent hearing damage due to excessive noise?
Repetitive ear infections
There is no way to tell until it’s gone
If you have a ringing sound in your ears
If you have a build-up of wax in your ear
What should you do when the dust created your shift needs to be cleaned up?
Dampen the area
Make sure the area has enough ventilation
Make sure to cover your mouth and nose with a protective mask
All of the above
What do you do if you are using water in order to aide in controlling dust levels as you cut?
Ensure that you use as much water as you possibly can
Ask a coworker to stand with you and pour water directly onto the workspace
Before you begin cutting, make sure to pour a lot of water on the surface
Correctly adjust water flow
Which of the following methods can prevent dust from going airborne?
Placing a dust collector on the machine
Cut carefully and move slowly
A & C
What needs to be done when you have to do work that will produce dust?
Avoid it because the dust can be harmful if you inhale it
Make sure you are wearing the correct PPE and using the right devices to control airborne dust.
Work for short periods of time and take frequent breaks
Dust can’t harm you, just work
Inhaling high levels of dust is most hazardous when
You are using a toll in a large area found indoors
You are working outdoors on a hot day
You are working in a small room
You are working outside on a windy day
You can use disposable masks no more than
You should change them every week
If you are given a dust mask that is too big before starting your shift, that continuously falls off, what do you do?
Ask for another mask that fits correctly and wait until you have obtained the right RPE before you begin working again
Wait until your shift ends before getting another one
Request another one, and then use the big one until you can get a new one
Ask a coworker that is not using their mask if you can use it
What should you do to ensure you receive maximum protection when you use a mask?
Make sure the mask is being worn correctly
Make sure that the specific mask passed the face fit test
Make sure that the mask is the right one for the job
All of the above
How would you best describe hand-arm vibration syndrome or vibration white finger?
Occurs if you have been exposed to hazardous substances and there is a rash on your arm
Potential permanent damage to your arms and fingers due to frostbite
An airborne disease that causes trouble breathing
It shows that your hands are going to be permanently injured
If the toilet located on the worksite is broken and always messy, what do you do?
On your break, leave and go to a nearby shop to use the bathroom
Hold it until you get off work
Find your supervisor and discuss the issue with him
Clean it up yourself and try to repair the toilet
What type of equipment receives prohibition notices?
Equipment that is unsafe and does not need to be used until safe
Equipment that should only be used by supervisors
Equipment that should only be used by skilled workers
Equipment that should only be used by managers
Who should report unsafe working practices?
The health and safety representatives
The onsite manager
Which of the following is a first aid responder not allowed to do in the occurrence of an accident?
Bandage cuts and wounds
Move someone that has lost consciousness
It is employee to do all of the following, except?
Write their own risk assessments
Provide their own PPE
Both A & B
Neither A & B, the supervisors do this
If you do not understand the topic being discussed at a site induction, what do you do
Google it when you get home
Ask the presenter to clarify
Ask your supervisor if you can’t figure it out on your own
Wait until the next break and ask your co-workers
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