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In this CSCS Mock exam, we take a look at some of the CSCS specialists working at height questions that you might be asked; these are just an example of 30 questions that you will need to know the answers to if you would like to pass the CSCS specialist working at heights test and gain your CSCS Card.

To pass the exam, you will need to get 47 out of 50 questions correct; it is essential that you understand the risks of working at heights. Working from heights and falling from heights is one leading causes of fatalities and significant injuries.

To get hold of your CSCS card, you will need to sit the exam, which will consist of 50 multiple choice questions; you will have 45 minutes to complete and answer all 50 multiple-choice questions once the test starts; these will include:

  • 12 behavioural case study questions
  • 38 knowledge questions (In this specialist test, 6 questions will be taken from the specialist knowledge base)

After you finish this test, why not try your hand at a complete 50 question CSCS mock exam to see how close you might be to sitting your actual test. All these questions are similar to what you will face; we even have some behavioural case study questions so you can get a feel for them and the types of questions you will be asked.

Working at Height Mock Test Questions

 

1. 1. The Beaufort Scale is important when working at height externally. What does it measure?
Give ONE Answer
2. 2. Which of these must happen before any roof work starts?
Give ONE Answer
3. 3. What is the main danger of leaving someone who has fallen suspended in a harness for too long?
Give ONE Answer
4. 4. What is edge protection designed to do?
Give ONE Answer
5. 5. When should guard-rails be fitted to a working platform?
Give ONE Answer
6. 6. Who should install safety nets?
Give ONE Answer
7. 7. You are working at height from a cherry picker when the weather becomes very windy. What should your first consideration be?
Give ONE Answer
8. 8. You have been asked to erect specialist access frames using anchor bolts. Before you start work what should you not do?
Give ONE Answer
9. 9. What should be included in a safety method statement for working at height? Give three answers
Give All Correct Answers
10. 10. When trying to clip your lanyard to an anchor point you find the locking device does not work. What should you do?
Give ONE Answer
11. 11. When is it not possible to avoid working above public areas what should be your first consideration?
Give ONE Answer
12. 12. What should you do if a safety lanyard has damaged stitching?
Give ONE Answer
13. 13. You have to lean over an exposed edge while working at height. How should you wear your safety helmet?
Give ONE Answer
14. 14. If you are working at height and operating a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP), when is it acceptable for someone to use the ground-level controls? 
Give ONE Answer
15. 15. What is the main reason for not allowing debris to gather in safety nets?
Give ONE Answer
16. 16. Who can assemble, dismantle or change a tube when you are fitting scaffold?
Give ONE Answer
17. 17. Why should you not paint a ladder?
Give ONE Answer
18. 18. You are up on a roof that is flat. How can you BEST make sure you will not fall over the side of the roof?
Give ONE Answer
19. 19. You can cross over a fragile roof only if?
Give ONE Answer
20. 20. At the same time, how many people can use one ladder?
Give ONE Answer
21. 21. You go to use a ladder but you find that the ladder is damage, what should you do?
Give ONE Answer
22. 22. You are about to use a ladder, at what angle should the ladder be placed?
Give ONE Answer
23. 23. You want to stop stacked materials from going over the toe boards, how can you best achieve this?
Give ONE Answer
24. 24. Some materials need to be lifted to a platform and a guard rail needs to be removeD. You are not a Scaffolder. Can you remove the rail?
Give ONE Answer
25. 25. Before a ladder is used, who should check it?
Give ONE Answer
26. 26. You want to make sure the ladder you are about to use will be secure and will not have the chance of slipping, how can you do this?
Give ONE Answer
27. 27. You are working above water and there is a risk of falling, which TWO items of PPE do you need?
Give All Correct Answers
28. 28. Which Statement is true if you want to use a ladder to be able to get access to a scaffolding platform?
Give ONE Answer
29. 29. Objects can easily fall from a scaffolding platform, how can you best protect the people below?
Give ONE Answer
30. 30. In what circumstance will you be able to use a ladder as a place of work?
Give ONE Answer

 

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  • Noel Geraghty
    November 5, 2016 / 6 years ago

    I found the answers very good

  • Michelle
    October 10, 2017 / 5 years ago

    Good example questions

  • peter
    July 30, 2018 / 4 years ago

    very helpful information

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