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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. Construction sites in the United Kingdom require more and more 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

  1. If you need to use a power tool, it is required that you?
    1. Are at least 18 years’ old
    2. Are at least 21 years’ old
    3. Anyone can use a power tool
    4. You must be trained and competent in order to use a power tool


  1. Which of these must you do if you have to use an extension cable?
    1. Uncoil the entire cable
    2. Check the entire length and cable connectors for damage
    3. Both A & B
    4. None of the Above


  1. If you find a cut in the outer cover of the extension wire you need to use, what do you do?
    1. Continue using it, just be extra careful to avoid the cut part
    2. Immediately report it and ensure no other worker uses the extension wire
    3. Cover the cut with electrical wire before you use it
    4. You can continue using it as long as you don’t see the copper wires on the inside


  1. If you must run an electrical cable across an area in which vehicles use, what do you do?
    1. Use a protective ramp to cover the cable
    2. Put “ramp ahead” sign in place
    3. Both A and B
    4. Make sure that you have used yellow tape to wrap the cable so drivers will see it


  1. If the guard from the power tool you need has been misplaced, what do you do?
    1. Unless the correct guard is fitted, you should not use this tool
    2. Work slowly and with extreme caution as you use it
    3. Make something that will do the job
    4. Continue using it and work quickly to ensure you are using it the least amount possible


  1. Which of the following is true pertaining to ladders?
    1. The supervisor can give permission for two people to work on the ladder
    2. Only one person should ever work on the ladder
    3. Only one person should use the ladder, unless a third person is holding it
    4. Two people can work on the same ladder as long as there is enough room and they use caution


  1. Which of the following is untrue pertaining to using podium steps?
    1. Podiums must be inspected on a regular basis
    2. Podiums are completely safe and can-not fall over
    3. You must be careful when reaching sideways because a podium can fall over
    4. Make sure the wheels of the podium steps are locked before using


  1. If you need to use a mobile tower scaffold but find the wheel brakes are broken, what do you do?
    1. Find a coworker to hold the tower as you work
    2. Use something sturdy and wedge it between the wheels so they will not move
    3. Continue using it only if the floor is level
    4. You should not use it


  1. The leading cause of death among construction workers is?
    1. Falling from a high place
    2. Electrocution
    3. Being hit by a vehicle
    4. Incidents with tools


  1. If the ladder you have chosen to use is damaged, what do you do?
    1. Continue using it, just practice extra caution
    2. Try to fix it, and if you can’t go to a supervisor
    3. Put the ladder to the side and leave it alone
    4. Immediately stop using it, report that it is broken, and tell your coworkers


  1. 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?
    1. Figure it out
    2. Ask a coworker that has worn one
    3. Ask an expert to train you on how to use one
    4. Read the instruction manual, it will tell you how to use it


  1. If you drop and crack your helmet, what do you do?
    1. Replace it on your break
    2. Replace it immediately
    3. If it’s a small crack, it’s fine
    4. Tape it and keep working


  1. When is it important to use eye protection?
    1. Whenever there is potential for eye injury and/or the site rules require it
    2. Only when using power tools
    3. Only when handling chemicals
    4. Only when working near dust


  1. When wearing a helmet in extremely hot weather, which of the following is a true statement?
    1. It is common practice to increase air flow by drilling holes in your helmet
    2. Wearing it sideways is allowed and makes it more comfortable
    3. You can take it off for two minutes every hour while working
    4. You must wear it at all times regardless of weather conditions



  1. Which of the following are the protective mid-soled found in safety footwear designed to do?
    1. When you step on hazardous chemicals they prevent burns
    2. To keep you from hurting your ankle
    3. To protect your feet from injury from sharp objects, such as nails
    4. To keep you comfortable while you work


  1. What does your ringing in your ears after you use a noisy piece of equipment, what does the ringing mean?
    1. It is simply the result of the fact your body was exposed to excess vibration
    2. The level of noise was high, but no damage was die
    3. You are getting the flu
    4. Your hearing is temporarily damaged


  1. Which of the following is an example of how excess noise can hurt your health?
    1. It can cause you to lose your hearing
    2. It can cause persistent headaches
    3. Both A & B
    4. It can cause ear infections to occur


  1. What do you do if you think your hearing has been damaged by excessive noise on the jobsite?
    1. Take a few sick days and then return to work
    2. Get a hearing test arranged by your doctor or your employer
    3. Place ear plugs or cotton in your ears and continue your shift
    4. The damage is permanent. Continue working, there is nothing that can be done anyways


  1. Can hearing damage caused by excessive noise over a long period of time be reversed?
    1. No, it is permanent
    2. Yes, with surgery
    3. Yes, let it rest and it will reverse itself
    4. Not without surgery


  1. Which of the following could be an early sign that you have permanent hearing damage due to excessive noise?
    1. Repetitive ear infections
    2. There is no way to tell until it’s gone
    3. If you have a ringing sound in your ears
    4. If you have a build-up of wax in your ear


  1. What should you do when the dust created your shift needs to be cleaned up?
    1. Dampen the area
    2. Make sure the area has enough ventilation
    3. Make sure to cover your mouth and nose with a protective mask
    4. All of the above


  1. What do you do if you are using water in order to aide in controlling dust levels as you cut?
    1. Ensure that you use as much water as you possibly can
    2. Ask a coworker to stand with you and pour water directly onto the workspace
    3. Before you begin cutting, make sure to pour a lot of water on the surface
    4. Correctly adjust water flow


  1. Which of the following methods can prevent dust from going airborne?
    1. Placing a dust collector on the machine
    2. Cut carefully and move slowly
    3. Wet cutting
    4. A & C


  1. What needs to be done when you have to do work that will produce dust?
    1. Avoid it because the dust can be harmful if you inhale it
    2. Make sure you are wearing the correct PPE and using the right devices to control airborne dust.
    3. Work for short periods of time and take frequent breaks
    4. Dust can’t harm you, just work


  1. Inhaling high levels of dust is most hazardous when
    1. You are using a toll in a large area found indoors
    2. You are working outdoors on a hot day
    3. You are working in a small room
    4. You are working outside on a windy day


  1. You can use disposable masks no more than
    1. You should change them every week
    2. One shift/day
    3. Three shifts/days
    4. Five shifts/days


  1. If you are given a dust mask that is too big before starting your shift, that continuously falls off, what do you do?
    1. Ask for another mask that fits correctly and wait until you have obtained the right RPE before you begin working again
    2. Wait until your shift ends before getting another one
    3. Request another one, and then use the big one until you can get a new one
    4. Ask a coworker that is not using their mask if you can use it


  1. What should you do to ensure you receive maximum protection when you use a mask?
    1. Make sure the mask is being worn correctly
    2. Make sure that the specific mask passed the face fit test
    3. Make sure that the mask is the right one for the job
    4. All of the above



  1. How would you best describe hand-arm vibration syndrome or vibration white finger?
    1. Occurs if you have been exposed to hazardous substances and there is a rash on your arm
    2. Potential permanent damage to your arms and fingers due to frostbite
    3. An airborne disease that causes trouble breathing
    4. It shows that your hands are going to be permanently injured


  1. If the toilet located on the worksite is broken and always messy, what do you do?
    1. On your break, leave and go to a nearby shop to use the bathroom
    2. Hold it until you get off work
    3. Find your supervisor and discuss the issue with him
    4. Clean it up yourself and try to repair the toilet


  1. What type of equipment receives prohibition notices?
    1. Equipment that is unsafe and does not need to be used until safe
    2. Equipment that should only be used by supervisors
    3. Equipment that should only be used by skilled workers
    4. Equipment that should only be used by managers


  1. Who should report unsafe working practices?
    1. The managers
    2. The health and safety representatives
    3. Anyone
    4. The onsite manager


  1. Which of the following is a first aid responder not allowed to do in the occurrence of an accident?
    1. Conduct CPR
    2. Prescribe medicine
    3. Bandage cuts and wounds
    4. Move someone that has lost consciousness


  1. It is employee to do all of the following, except?
    1. Write their own risk assessments
    2. Provide their own PPE
    3. Both A & B
    4. Neither A & B, the supervisors do this


  1. If you do not understand the topic being discussed at a site induction, what do you do
    1. Google it when you get home
    2. Ask the presenter to clarify
    3. Ask your supervisor if you can’t figure it out on your own
    4. Wait until the next break and ask your co-workers
  1. D
  2. C
  3. B
  4. C
  5. A
  6. B
  7. B
  8. D
  9. A
  10. D
  11. C
  12. B
  13. A
  14. D
  15. C
  16. D
  17. C
  18. B
  19. A
  20. C
  21. D
  22. D
  23. D
  24. B
  25. C
  26. B
  27. A
  28. D
  29. B
  30. C
  31. A
  32. C
  33. B
  34. C
  35. B

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