CSCS Environmental Awareness and Waste Control Questions for Operatives

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Updated on: February 13, 2023

Welcome to this free mock on Environmental Awareness and Waste Control for Operatives. We have created a set of questions on this subject to help you pass your CSCS Test for the operatives card, and this subject is part of the core knowledge questions.

If you want to work on a construction site, then you will need to have a good understanding of this subject as you will be asked questions on them in the real exam.

In this mock test, we have provided the latest 25 questions you might be asked when sitting your real CSCS Test. In order to pass your CSCS test, you will need to score at least 45 out of 50 correct answers in 45 minutes.

There is no pass mark on this Operatives 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.

CSCS Environmental Awareness and Waste Control Questions for Operatives Questions

1. Which of the following should be disposed of as hazardous waste?

Question 1 of 25

2. Which of the following is NOT part of sustainable construction?

Question 2 of 25

3. Which of the following is NOT best practice from a sustainability perspective?

Question 3 of 25

4. You are on site and you need to throw away some waste liquid that has oil in it. What should you do?

Question 4 of 25

5. Which TWO actions could help minimise waste?

Question 5 of 25

6. How should you get rid of hazardous waste?

Question 6 of 25

7. A member of the public complains that you are making too much dust. What TWO things should you do?

Question 7 of 25

8. There has been a spillage of hydraulic oil from plant working near a watercourse. What one action should you NOT do?

Question 8 of 25

9. You have been asked to clean up oil that has leaked from machinery onto the ground. What is the right way to do this?

Question 9 of 25

10. Which of the following should be classed as hazardous waste?

Question 10 of 25

11. When a product has either of these labels, how should you dispose of it? Follow Specific Instructions On The Label Or In

Question 11 of 25

12. You discover a bird on a nest where you need to work. What should you do?

Question 12 of 25

13. Which of the following should you do in the interest of sustainability on site?

Question 13 of 25

14. Do you have any responsibility for minimising the amount of waste created?

Question 14 of 25

15. If you have unused material left, what should you always do before you consider putting it into a skip?

Question 15 of 25

16. These signs tell you that a substance can be: Harmful To The Environment

Question 16 of 25

17. Do you have any responsibility with regard to sustainability on site?

Question 17 of 25

18. Who on site needs to understand relevant environmental risks on a construction site?

Question 18 of 25

19. If you find bats on site, which of the following statements is true?

Question 19 of 25

20. Which of the following does NOT help sustainability on site?

Question 20 of 25

21. What does this sign mean? The Equipment You Need To Stop Contain

Question 21 of 25

22. From an environmental point of view, we should try to re-use materials because it:

Question 22 of 25

23. Under Environmental Law, which statement is true?

Question 23 of 25

24. Why should different types of waste be separated on site?

Question 24 of 25

25. Which of the following is good environmental practice?

Question 25 of 25


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