CSCS Mock Test 2019 Launched

This is the most up to date CSCS Mock exam 2019. 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. What is the MAXIMUM recommended gap between the scaffold and the structure?


2. 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?


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


14. 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?


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


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


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



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


19. What can cause occupational dermatitis?


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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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Why the CSCS Mock Test 2019?

Welcome to the Multi Trades Training Ltd CSCS Mock Test 2019. This is the most up to date test and will randomly ask you 50 questions. The questions may not be exact but they will be similar to what you get asked in the exam. We have tried to include the technical questions and not necessarily the general knowledge.

What is the CSCS test Pass Mark?

The CSCS test is made up of 6 categories including 12 questions from 4 case studies. Each study has 3 questions meaning you can score a total of 12 marks. You should always aim for a score of 50/50 however the pass mark can vary depending on what questions you get asked and from what category. Typically the pass mark is 47/50 but again this can vary depending on how many questions you get asked and from which category.

Knowledge Questions

There are 38 Knowledge questions from 16 categories with 5 main sections. You have to pass each category in order to pass the test. Sometimes you only get one question in a category. It is vital that you get it correct as it may be the difference between a pass or a fail.

What are the categories in the CSCS Test

Legal and Management – General Responsibilities & Accident Reporting
Health and Welfare – First aid procedures, Health and Welfare, PPE, Dust and Fumes, Noise, COSHH and Manual Handling
General Safety – Safety Signs, Fire, Electrical, Site Transport
High Risk Activities – Working at height, Working in confined spaces
Environment – Environmental control

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