CSCS Mock Test 2020

Welcome to the CSCS Mock Test 2020, designed to help you to pass your health, safety and environment test in 2020 & go onto receive your CSCS Card.

In the CSCS test, questions are picked at random and are multiple choice. In your real test you will have 45 minutes to complete the questions, most will require a single answer however there maybe some with multiple answers, so we have added a few into our CSCS mock test 2020 for authenticity.

The pass mark for the CSCS test is 45 out of 50, so you can base your performance on the mock test 2020 score. Good luck!

CSCS Mock Test 2020

This is the CSCS Mock Test exam based on questions from the 2019 test. You can use this exam as many times as you like when preparing for the CSCS/ HSE test. The test is developed and designed for the CSCS Operatives test 2019.

1. If you have a minor accident, who is responsible for making sure it is reported?


2. What danger is created by excessive oxygen in a confined space?


3. Which animal is the MOST likely carrier of Weil’s disease (leptospirosis) on
construction sites?


4. How should you be informed about emergency assembly points?


5. What is the MINIMUM height of the main guard-rail on a working platform?


6. If there is a fatal accident or reportable dangerous occurrence on site, when MUST
the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) be informed?


7. What does it mean if you see frost around the valve on a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder?


8. If you suspect someone has been drinking alcohol, what should you do?



9. When MUST you record an accident in the accident book?


10. What type of fire extinguisher should NOT be provided where petrol or diesel is being stored?


11. What does a fire need to burn, in addition to heat and fuel?


12. What can cause occupational dermatitis?


13. What happens to the nozzle of a carbon dioxide (CO2) fire extinguisher when it is


14. Who MUST be legally notified of a death, specified injury, dangerous occurrence or
over seven-day injury on a site?


15. Work in a confined space usually needs a risk assessment, a method statement and
what other safety document?


16. How can you tell if a product is hazardous?


17. What is the MOST important reason for keeping a working area on a construction
site clean and tidy?


18. What should you do if you are in a confined space when the gas alarm sounds?


19. An excavator on site has overturned but no-one was injured. What MUST happen


20. How far should a ladder extend above the stepping-off point if there is no alternative, firm handhold?


21. Which of the following can provide a good first impression of how well a site is being run?


22. A worker notices that contaminated water is entering a surface water drain. What is the FIRST thing they should do?


23. What is the MAXIMUM permitted gap between the guard-rails on a working


24. When using a leaning ladder what should the slope or angle of the ladder be?


25. What is the purpose of an on-site risk assessment?


26. A member of the public has been injured by work activities and taken to hospital for
treatment. What should happen next?


27. What should you do if you find that the toilets on the site you are visiting are dirty?


28. When using portable or pole ladders for access, what is the MAXIMUM vertical
distance between landings?


29. If someone is injured at work, who should record it in the accident book?


30. What are the legal MINIMUM facilities that should be provided on site for washing your hands?


31. What MUST all workers do under the regulations for manual handling?


32. Who is responsible for managing health and safety on site?


33. Who should undertake a planned task that involves significant risk?


34. What is the FIRST thing you should do if you discover a fire?


35. How does tetanus (an infection you can catch from contaminated land or water) get
into your body?


36. A whole site has been issued with a prohibition notice. What does this mean during the period that the notice applies?


37. What action could employees take if they feel a construction company has
discriminated against them at work?


38. Why should white spirit or other solvents NOT be used to clean hands?


39. What is the MAXIMUM recommended gap between the scaffold and the structure?


40. A scaffold has collapsed and you saw it happen. What should you say when you are
asked about the accident?


41. While on site you see a contractor working in a way that presents an imminent danger to yourself and others around you. What should you do immediately?


42. Where MUST an emergency route or routes ensure safe access to?


43. Flammable materials have been left lying around site. What is this?


44. What colour are emergency and safe condition signs, such as fire exit and first
aid points?


45. You are visiting a project that involves removing paint from old iron work. Which of
the following would enable the contractor to assess the foreseeable health risk of the
work during the tender period?


46. If a heavy load has been delivered to site, what is the FIRST thing that should be


47. In what situation is a worker MOST likely to catch Weil’s disease (leptospirosis)?


48. A worker is using a wheelbarrow to move a heavy load. Is this manual handling?


49. If a doctor gives an employee some medication, what should the employee ask
the doctor?


50. When leaving a site you have been visiting you notice that a contractor is working in an unsafe manner. What should you do?



Congratulations on completing your CSCS mock test 2020. Whats Next?


Enrol to the UK’s ONLY CSCS Online Course

Multi Trades Training Ltd are the only company offering the 1 Day health and safety course in this format. You don’t need to attend training, you don’t need to take a day off work and better still it is only £119 (plus VAT).

You can then use the CSCS Mock Test 2020 to help prepare for your touch screen assessment.

How can I get a CSCS Card?

In order to get a CSCS card you need to have 2 elements in place. You need to pass the CSCS HSE environment test and you have to have a construction related qualification. This could be either an NVQ or the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety.

We offer the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety as an online course. The CSCS Mock Test will help you to prepare for the touch screen assessment.

How can I get my NVQ?

NVQs are delivered completely on-site and there is no need to attend training. However as the previous sentence suggests you need to be working on-site. Multi Trades Training Ltd offer a range of NVQs from Carpentry to Drylining and coming soon – NVQs in Plant. An NVQ combined with a CSCS HSE test will give you either a Blue, Gold or Black card depending on the level.

You will then need to take the CSCS Health and Safety Environment Test. You can use the CSCS Mock Test 2020 to help you prepare