CSCS Working At Heights Mock Test (Specialist)

Written By: Ryan - Admin
Updated on: February 19, 2023

If you want to work on a construction site and gain your Specialist CSCS card then you will need to have good knowledge about working at heights to be safe.

In this CSCS mock test, we have provided the latest 26 questions you might be asked when sitting your CSCS Test. These cover all the questions about working at heights that you might be asked during your test.

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! We hope you enjoyed this free revision material.

CSCS Working at Heights Test Specialist Questions

1. Which type of accident kills most construction workers?

Question 1 of 26

2. Tools and materials can easily fall from a scaffold platform. What is the best way to protect the people below?

Question 2 of 26

3. If you store materials on a working platform, which statement is correct?

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4. What is the best way to make sure that a ladder is secure and won't slip?

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5. What is the best way to stop people falling through voids, holes or fragile roof panels?

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6. Which of the following is NOT true when using podium steps?

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7. You need to use a mobile tower scaffold. The wheel brakes do not work. What should you do?

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8. When working in a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) where should you attach your harnesses lanyard?

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9. A ladder should not be painted because:

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10. A scaffold guard-rail must be removed to allow you to carry out a survey. You are not a scaffolder. Can you remove the guard-rail?

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11. What does this sign mean? Fragile Roof

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12. You need to reach the working platform of a mobile tower scaffold. What is the right way to do this?

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13. Working at height is:

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14. You need to use a ladder to get to a scaffold platform. Which of these statements is true?

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15. Who should erect, dismantle or alter a tube and fitting scaffold?

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16. Who should check a ladder before it is used?

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17. You need to stack materials on a working platform. What is the best way to stop them falling over the toe-board?

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18. A mobile tower scaffold must NOT be used on:

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19. You find a ladder that is damaged. What should you do?

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20. You are working on a flat roof. What is the best way to stop yourself falling over the edge?

Question 20 of 26

21. When you climb a ladder you must:

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22. When could you use a ladder as a place of work?

Question 22 of 26

23. It is safe to cross a fragile roof if you:

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24. If you have to work at height over or near to deep water, which following item of personal protective equipment (PPE) must you be wearing?

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25. How many people should be on a ladder at the same time?

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

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What is the CSCS Working at Heights Specialist about?

The CSCS Working at Heights Specialist is a qualification that demonstrates an individual's knowledge and understanding of health and safety when working at heights. The qualification covers a range of topics, including:

  • The risks and hazards associated
  • How to assess the risks and implement control measures
  • The different types of fall protection equipment and their uses
  • The proper use and maintenance of fall protection equipment

The CSCS Working at Heights Specialist qualification is typically achieved by completing a training course and passing a multiple-choice test. The qualification allows individuals to work safely and competently when working at heights in the construction industry. It is valid for five years and can be renewed by completing a refresher training course.

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5 comments on “CSCS Working At Heights Mock Test (Specialist)”

  1. It's very useful and upgrade our concern and work related knowledge. Thank you so much for making this available.

  2. An assuring method to evaluate candidates' preparedness for examination. Good Assessment is not associated or part of any scheme
or organisation such as the CSCS, CPCS or CITB. The only intention of this website is to
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