CSCS Mock Test

CSCS Mock Test for Operatives


You have 45 minutes to answer 50 multiple choice CSCS Health, Safety and Evironment Test questions for Operatives and Specialists. You need to answer at least 45 out of 50 questions correctly to pass. Answers may be reviewed after each question or at the end of the test. Good luck!

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A Passers by
B The tile providers
C Their public image
D You
E Your team
Correct Answer: A Passers by, D You, E Your team
A Carry out the work under supervision
B If you think you can do the work safely, then do it
C Report the incident to HR
D Speak to your site manager or supervisor
Correct Answer: D Speak to your site manager or supervisor
Correct Answer: B TRUE
A Ensure that the inspector offers accreditation before agreeing to stop work
B Stop work immediately
C Stop work when there is a safe and convenient time to do so
D Wait until your site manager clears you to stop work
Correct Answer: B Stop work immediately
A Continue working until a supervisor is available to offer support
B Find a suitable way of adapting
C Stop working
D Stop working and seek advice
Correct Answer: D Stop working and seek advice
A Devise a way around it and continue working
B Do not begin work, and seek advice on how to proceed
C Report your absent colleague so that disciplinary action can be taken
D Seek advice on how to proceed, but continue working in the meantime
Correct Answer: B Do not begin work, and seek advice on how to proceed
A You may choke from blocked airways
B You may contract a range of illnesses
C You may find it harder to communicate
D You may lose the ability to talk
Correct Answer: B You may contract a range of illnesses
A MAINLY airways and lungs
B ONLY airways
C ONLY airways and lungs
D ONLY lungs
Correct Answer: A MAINLY airways and lungs
A It must be supplied for free by your employer
B You must buy it from an authorised provider before you can begin work
C You must purchase it from your employer during induction
D You must rent it from your employer
Correct Answer: A It must be supplied for free by your employer
A Hot metal fever
B Hot metal madness
C Metal fume fever
D Myocarditis
Correct Answer: C Metal fume fever
A Dampen materials with water
B Make sure materials are pre-ordered to the correct size
C Use a dust-extraction tool
D Use the correct RPE
Correct Answer: B Make sure materials are pre-ordered to the correct size
A Clearing up rubble
B Demolishing concrete floors
C Sanding plywood
D Trimming paving slabs
Correct Answer: C Sanding plywood
A Agitate the rubble to dislodge any smaller particles onto the floor
B Move the larger pieces into orderly piles
C Spray it with water
D Sweep the floor of any smaller dust particles
Correct Answer: C Spray it with water
A A device which ensures a tool is working at maximum efficiency
B A device which immediately cuts off electricity if a fault is detected
C A device which is used to make electricity last longer
D An device which stores and recirculates unused electricity
Correct Answer: B A device which immediately cuts off electricity if a fault is detected
A Inform your supervisor
B Nothing, so long as it is not being disruptive
C Report it to the HSE
D Try to knock it out of the air
Correct Answer: A Inform your supervisor
A Dispose of them in general waste
B Dispose of them in the correct specialist way
C Take them to be refilled
D They will not be spent if they are correctly used
Correct Answer: B Dispose of them in the correct specialist way
A They help keep animals away from equipment
B They indicate where equipment should be stored
C They prevent spills leaking into the ground
D They protect the equipment from uneven surfaces
Correct Answer: C They prevent spills leaking into the ground
A Arthritis
B Carpal tunnel syndrome
C Dermatitis
D Tennis elbow
Correct Answer: B Carpal tunnel syndrome, D Tennis elbow
A Health surveillance would not be used under these circumstances
B To ensure that safety measures are working and the employee is not developing health problems
C To ensure they are not held liable for damages if the employee develops HAVS
D To experiment with the efficacy of new safety measures
Correct Answer: B To ensure that safety measures are working and the employee is not developing health problems
A One that is environmentally certified
B One that is licensed and registered
C One that is locally sourced
D One that uses electric vehicles
Correct Answer: B One that is licensed and registered
A It can be discharged in the nearest ditch or watercourse, as the silts are naturally occurring and local
B It must be discharged into a fast-running watercourse
C It must be stored in a lined skip
D Silty water must always be treated before it is discharged
Correct Answer: D Silty water must always be treated before it is discharged
A Netting
B Plastic barriers
C Rope
D Temporary guardrails
Correct Answer: D Temporary guardrails
A Always have someone holding it at the bottom
B Tie it at the bottom
C Tie it at the top
D Weight it with rocks
Correct Answer: C Tie it at the top
A During unloading
B During vehicle repair
C During vehicle transit
D When the site is unmanned
Correct Answer: A During unloading
A A fall arrester for workers using heavy equipment
B A fall arrester that keeps you in a vertical position
C A retractable fall arrester
D It slows, but does not arrest, your fall
Correct Answer: C A retractable fall arrester
A People do not notice them
B The lines are running at an unusually high voltage
C Utilities owners turn on the power lines without informing the workers
D Weather conditions make the lines hard to spot
E Workers are not wearing rubber clothing
Correct Answer: A People do not notice them, D Weather conditions make the lines hard to spot
A 100 miles per second
B 50,000 miles per second
C The speed of light
D The speed of sound
Correct Answer: C The speed of light
A No: high-impact protection will impede your ability to perform this task
B No: low-impact protection is not sufficient for this task
C Yes: high-impact protection is sufficient for this task
D Yes: low-impact protection is sufficient for this task
Correct Answer: B No: low-impact protection is not sufficient for this task
A Because a different accident book must be available to record accidents
B Because the work involved creates additional legal liability for your employer
C Because the work involved creates specific fire risks
D Because the work involved exposes you to harmful temperature levels
Correct Answer: C Because the work involved creates specific fire risks
A Below 10 degrees Celsius
B In an insulating casing
C Sideways
D Upright
Correct Answer: D Upright
A Black (carbon dioxide)
B Blue (powder)
C Cream (foam)
D Red (water)
E Yellow (wet chemical)
Correct Answer: A Black (carbon dioxide), B Blue (powder)
A Asbestos exposure can cause major skin damage
B Asbestos ingestion can cause organ failure
C Asbestos inhalation can cause lung disease
D Asbestos poisoning can have dangerous neurological implications
Correct Answer: C Asbestos inhalation can cause lung disease
A Chemical spill
B Fuel shortage
C Significant chemical burns
D Workers trapped in a collapsed excavation
Correct Answer: B Fuel shortage
A Continue working if possible
B Help them to their feet to assess the extent of damage
C If possible, accompany them to the first aid point
D Keep them still and call for a first aider
Correct Answer: D Keep them still and call for a first aider
A You become sensitive to bright lights
B You begin to feel dizzy
C You find your jaw becoming stiff
D Your hands and forearms begin to shake
Correct Answer: C You find your jaw becoming stiff
A Do not work in areas where tetanus has been found
B Keep open wounds, cuts, and grazes covered
C Take precautionary tetanus antibiotics
D Wear the correct respiratory protective equipment
Correct Answer: B Keep open wounds, cuts, and grazes covered
A Check if there was any liquid left in the needle so it can be tested
B Immediately seek medical advice and inform your supervisor
C Inform your supervisor and begin a precautionary course of antibiotics
D Safely dispose of the needle and consult a doctor
Correct Answer: B Immediately seek medical advice and inform your supervisor
A They become more attentive than usual to safety precautions
B They express interest in taking more training courses
C They start pushing themselves to work longer hours
D They start to regularly arrive late to work
Correct Answer: C They start pushing themselves to work longer hours, D They start to regularly arrive late to work
A All of the these
B Independent professionals
C Online resources and communities
D Trusted friends and colleagues
Correct Answer: A All of the these
A They are illegal under the Psychoactive Substances Act
B They are legal
C They are legal under prescription
D They are legal under the Psychoactive Substances Control Act for certain conditions
Correct Answer: A They are illegal under the Psychoactive Substances Act
A Class A
B Class B
C Class C
D Class D
Correct Answer: B Class B
A A double-shot of 40% spirit
B A single shot of 40% spirit
C One 200ml glass of 13% wine
D One pint of 5% beer
Correct Answer: D One pint of 5% beer
A Bad site layouts that require extensive walking
B Badly scheduled shift patterns
C Lots activity outside of work
D Poor catering facilities
Correct Answer: B Badly scheduled shift patterns
A Centre of gravity
B Density
C Handholds
D Price
E Serial number
F Weight
Correct Answer: A Centre of gravity, C Handholds, F Weight
A Floor level
B Knee height
C Shoulder height
D Waist height
Correct Answer: D Waist height
A Hazardous substance that may cause irritation
B Hazardous substance that may cause organ damage
C Respiratory protective equipment is mandatory
D Risk of electrocution
Correct Answer: B Hazardous substance that may cause organ damage
A Nothing, if it is still clearly visible
B Report it
C Take it down so it can be replaced
D Try to fix it if possible
Correct Answer: B Report it
A How hazardous it is
B Its centre of gravity
C Its monetary value
D Its temperature
E Its weight
Correct Answer: B Its centre of gravity, E Its weight
A You must be authorised
B You must be over 160cm tall
C You must be over 18
D You must be trained
E You must have been driving for at least 2 years
Correct Answer: A You must be authorised, D You must be trained

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