CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course Mock Test

Written By: Ryan - Admin
Updated on: February 22, 2023

You will need to prepare yourself for a health and safety awareness course by completing this mock assessment. There are some questions here that will appear in the actual assessment but these are simply there to help you get used to the format.

I am going to give you some hints about this test. First, there are two types of questions - easy and hard.

Easy ones are worth 1 point each, while hard ones are worth 2 points each.

There are 25 questions in total. 20 are worth 1 point and the other 5 are worth 2 points. You will need to score at least 25 points out of 30 to pass.


There is no pass mark on this mini-test, so please keep using it until you know all of the questions from memory. Good Luck! Click here if you would like to site a full 50 question simulation CSCS Mock Test.

CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course Mock Test Questions

1. Which type of fire is a foam fire extinguisher designed to be used on?
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2. Which of the following is NOT correct regarding safety helmets?
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3. What information should be included in a site induction?
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4. Which one of the following is most likely to contain asbestos?
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5. Which one of the following offers the best protection against a hazard?
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6. Which one of the following is most likely to cause occupational asthma?
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7. What should be placed under any piece of equipment that could leak oil, petrol etc that could be harmful to the environment?
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8. The accident book is used to keep records of?
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9. Operating a tool that hammers, drills percussions, or rotates can expose a worker to which of the following hazards?
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10. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is most likely to result from which of the following?
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11. How should a fuel spillage on site be dealt with?
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12. Which one of the following health conditions is known to affect the respiratory system?
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13. What should you do if you notice damage to your harness while carrying out pre-use checks? (2 Points)
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14. Safety signs that are round, blue in colour with a white pictogram are what type of sign?
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15. What does it mean when a prohibition notice is issued by the HSE to close your site? (2 Points)
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16. Which one of the following is correct regarding guarding on tools and equipment?
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17. What must be in place before any work can take place in a confined space? (2 Points)
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18. What is the first sign of a potential health issue when using vibrating work equipment?
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19. Who can operate mobile plant on site?
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20. What is the most favoured option when it comes to waste control?
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21. Which one of the following signs shows that the contents of a container are hazardous to the environment?
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22. Inspection chambers should be regard as, which of the following?
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23. How should ladders be secured? (2 Points)
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24. Why are vehicles more likely to injure pedestrians when reversing? (2 Points)
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25. Why is 110-volt equipment on site safer than 240-volt?
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What is the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course?

The CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course is a training course that provides individuals with an introduction to health and safety in the construction industry. The course covers a range of topics, including:

  • The risks and hazards associated with construction work
  • The importance of risk assessment and control measures
  • The role of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other regulatory bodies
  • The legal responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Common accidents and injuries in the construction industry and how to prevent them
  • The different types of personal protective equipment (PPE) and when to use them
  • Fire safety and how to prevent and respond to fires on construction sites
  • First aid and emergency procedures

The CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course is typically delivered as a one-day training course. It is suitable for individuals who are new to the construction industry or who are looking to refresh their knowledge of health and safety. Upon successful completion of the course, individuals will receive a CITB Health and Safety Awareness certificate, which is valid for five years.

How long is the CITB health and safety course?

The CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course is typically delivered as a one-day training course. The course is designed to provide individuals with a comprehensive introduction to health and safety in the construction industry, and covers a range of topics including risk assessment, control measures, personal protective equipment, and fire safety.

The course is delivered by experienced trainers who provide practical examples and real-life scenarios to help participants understand and apply the principles of health and safety in the workplace.

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9 comments on “CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course Mock Test”

  1. Hi can anyone plz tell me what is h&s awareness test for and explain what test have to do before the cscs card test.tnx

  2. Hi can anyone please tell me what is h&s awareness test for and explain what test have to do before the cscs card test

  3. Really useful to get an idea of the type of questions and also spotting what they are after, thank you! I'll keep practicing

  4. never done a test like this before concerning the construction industry but have managed to aquire 24 questions right out of 25 im pleased so far now i willl try the 50 questions to see how i get on

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