CSCS Green Card Sample Online Practice Test

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CSCS Green Card Sample Online Practice Test - Quiz

The CSCS Green Card is essential for anyone seeking work on a construction site in the UK. From 1st July 2014, the Constructions Skills Certification Scheme has changed with the introduction of the Green Card for labourers. This Electacourse CSCS Green Card Online Practice Test ensures you will be prepared for your exam before you get to test centre. Try this sample test which includes a small selection of questions from the quiz. You can try this sample up to 5 times. To purchase access to the Complete CSCS Green Card Online Practice Test click on the link.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The person responsible for managing health and safety on a construction site is
    • A. 

      The health and safety executive

    • B. 

      The client

    • C. 

      You

    • D. 

      The site manager

  • 2. 
    The first thing that you should do on discovering children playing on the construction site is
    • A. 

      Ask them how they got in

    • B. 

      Ensure the children are taken to a place of safety

    • C. 

      Phone the police

    • D. 

      Inform your supervisor

  • 3. 
    A toolbox talk is
    • A. 

      Instruction on the correct choice of tools for a particular task

    • B. 

      Advice on accredited tool suppliers

    • C. 

      A concise training session on a particular safety topic

    • D. 

      A talk to ascertain you have the correct skills to use a particular tool

  • 4. 
    An environmental incident or near miss should be reported
    • A. 

      As soon as is practical

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      At the end of the day

    • D. 

      At your next break

  • 5. 
    On completion of a job, any leftover materials or rubbish should be
    • A. 

      Removed off the site immediately

    • B. 

      Placed in the designated waste area

    • C. 

      Left where it is

    • D. 

      Not touched

  • 6. 
    A Permit to Work allows
    • A. 

      Certain jobs to be carried out under controlled conditions

    • B. 

      You to recommend other suitable potential workmates

    • C. 

      Untrained personnel to work unsupervised

    • D. 

      You to work on any site throughout the UK

  • 7. 
    If an unsafe condition is noticed on site, it should be reported by
    • A. 

      Everyone on site

    • B. 

      The immediate supervisor only

    • C. 

      The site manager only

    • D. 

      The Health & Safety representative only

  • 8. 
    One purpose of a Risk Assessment is to identify
    • A. 

      Where to find the First Aid kit

    • B. 

      The number of hours you should work

    • C. 

      The correct procedure for accident reporting

    • D. 

      How to do the job safely

  • 9. 
    It is important to fully understand all points of a site induction. If there is something you do not understand you should
    • A. 

      Ask to attend another site induction when available

    • B. 

      Ask a colleague to explain

    • C. 

      Ask the presenter to explain the point again

    • D. 

      Work it out as you gain experience

  • 10. 
    The Health & Safety at Work Act places legal duties on
    • A. 

      Employees only

    • B. 

      Employers only

    • C. 

      Self-employed tradesmen only

    • D. 

      Everyone at work

  • 11. 
    An employee does not have a legal duty to
    • A. 

      Report any safety issues on site

    • B. 

      Write risk assessments

    • C. 

      Use equipment safely as instructed

    • D. 

      Report any damaged equipment

  • 12. 
    What does the word hazard mean in relation to on-site safety?
    • A. 

      A reckless employee

    • B. 

      A workplace with a high accident rate

    • C. 

      Anything in the workplace that can harm you

    • D. 

      Inclement weather conditions

  • 13. 
    The Health & Safety at Work act is important to you because
    • A. 

      It places legal duties on you as an employee

    • B. 

      It identifies where the first aid kit is kept

    • C. 

      You know you have the law behind you

    • D. 

      It identifies danger areas

  • 14. 
    You intend to use a piece of equipment but notice it has a prohibition notice. You should
    • A. 

      Only use the equipment under supervision

    • B. 

      Ask the supervisor to use it for you

    • C. 

      Take extra care when using it

    • D. 

      Not use it until it is made safe

  • 15. 
    The Health & Safety at Work act is important to you because
    • A. 

      It protects you from disciplinary procedures

    • B. 

      It requires that your employer provides a safe place to work

    • C. 

      You know you have the law behind you

    • D. 

      It identifies danger areas

  • 16. 
    Under the Health & Safety at Work Act, it is not your duty to
    • A. 

      Write your own risk assessments

    • B. 

      Be aware of how your work affects the health and safety of others

    • C. 

      Look after your own health and safety

    • D. 

      Not interfere with anything put in place for health and safety reasons

  • 17. 
    In the case where you are unable to carry out a job as the method statement says you should, you would
    • A. 

      Ask experienced workmates how to do the job

    • B. 

      Find another way to do the job

    • C. 

      Not start work until you have discussed it with your supervisor

    • D. 

      Report it to the health and safety executive

  • 18. 
    It is important to know the health and safety regulations that cover your type of work as
    • A. 

      You need to know in order to write risk assessments

    • B. 

      You can prepare for the arrival of the health and safety inspectors

    • C. 

      They place legal obligations on you

    • D. 

      You may be tested on them by your supervisor

  • 19. 
    You are working on a site that has just been issued with a prohibition notice. You should
    • A. 

      Check with your supervisor before commencing work

    • B. 

      Stop work

    • C. 

      Continue working until advised otherwise

    • D. 

      Refrain from using hand tools and machinery

  • 20. 
    A health and safety executive inspector issues you with an improvement notice after watching you work. This means
    • A. 

      You are not working in a safe manner

    • B. 

      Your work is not of a high enough standard

    • C. 

      You need to improve the quality of your work

    • D. 

      You need to work faster

  • 21. 
    You are informed that there is a health and safety inspector on site. You should
    • A. 

      Inform all other workers as quickly as possible

    • B. 

      Carry on working unless asked to stop

    • C. 

      Finish what you are doing then await instructions from your supervisor

    • D. 

      Assemble at the site office

  • 22. 
    Which ONE of the following work situations is NOT covered by Workplace Regulations?
    • A. 

      Petrol stations

    • B. 

      Office blocks

    • C. 

      Building sites

    • D. 

      Domestic premises

  • 23. 
    The statutory regulations covering persons working on electrical installations are known as
    • A. 

      The Electricity at Work Regulations

    • B. 

      The IEE Wiring Regulations

    • C. 

      BS 7671

    • D. 

      The Health and Safety Code

  • 24. 
    Which ONE in the following is NOT necessary to minimise the risk of fire?
    • A. 

      Exit signs

    • B. 

      A fire escape

    • C. 

      A fire alarm system

    • D. 

      Employment of fully trained fire fighting staff

  • 25. 
    Under health and safety law, employers must supply
    • A. 

      Relevant safety courses

    • B. 

      Training facilities

    • C. 

      Clean toilet facilities

    • D. 

      Personal first aid kits

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