CSCS Hazardous Substances Practice for Managers and Professionals

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Updated on: February 15, 2023

Welcome to this free mock on Hazardous Substances for Managers and Professionals. We have created a set of questions on this subject to help you pass your CSCS Test for the Managers and Professionals card this subject is part of the core knowledge questions.

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

In this mock test, we have provided the latest 34 questions you might be asked when sitting your real CSCS Test. In order to pass your managers and professionals test, you will need to score at least 46 out of 50 correct answers in 45 minutes.

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 Managers and Professionals mock test.

CSCS Hazardous Substances Practice for Managers and Professionals Questions

1. Where should liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders be positioned when supplying an appliance in a site cabin?

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2. If an assessment has been carried out under the COSHH Regulations who should the risks and control measures be explained to?

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3. What kind of survey is required to identify asbestos prior to any invasive work being carried out on a pre-2000 building?

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4. When a contractor is assessing the risk of using a substance they believe to be hazardous, what should they do first?

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5. What should you do if you see this label on a container or packaging? Ghs Corrosive

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6. When visiting site the contractor thinks that they have found some asbestos. What is the first thing that should be done?

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7. Which of these is not a primary purpose of an asbestos survey?

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8. Which of the following provides health and safety information about a hazardous substance?

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9. What do the COSHH Regulations deal with?

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10. When assessing the risk of land contamination what three areas need to be considered?

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11. When observing the use of oxyacetylene-welding equipment, how should the bottles be positioned?

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12. Which of these is the least likely to cause skin problems?

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13. Why are wet cement, mortar and concrete hazardous to your health?

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14. Where are you most likely to come across asbestos?

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15. Which two of the following construction activities are most likely to result in lead exposure?

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16. What should you do if you see this label on a container or packaging? Ghs Health Hazard

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17. If it is not reasonably practicable to prevent exposure of workers to substances hazardous to health, which of the following should you consider first?

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18. What must an employer do if an employee’s blood-lead level reaches the action level? Select two answers.

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19. Which of the following makes it essential for contractors to take great care when handling oxygen cylinders?

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20. You have to use a new substance for the first time and need to carry out a COSHH assessment. What are the two main things you will need?

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21. What should you do if you see this label on a container or packaging? Ghs Explosive

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22. What is the preferred method of checking for leaks when assembling liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) equipment before use?

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23. What is the colour of an acetylene cylinder?

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24. Why should workers not kneel in wet cement, screed or concrete?

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25. How should cylinders containing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) be stored on site?

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26. What is the safest way to use a hazardous substance?

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27. What illness might a worker develop if they breathe in asbestos dust?

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28. 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?

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

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30. What should you do if you see this label on a container or packaging? Ghs Flammable

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31. Why might a brownfield site be affected by contaminated land? Select two answers.

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32. Which of the following is the safest place to store oxyacetylene gas welding bottles when they are not in use?

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33. What is the first thing you should do if you find an unmarked container that you think might contain chemicals?

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34. Apart from the cylinders used in gas-powered forklift trucks, why should liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders never be placed on their side during use?

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