CSCS Fire Extinguishers Mock Test

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A 110 volt extension reels
B 230 volt power tools
C Poor housekeeping and build up of waste
D Timber racks
E Uncontrolled hot works
Correct Answer: C Poor housekeeping and build up of waste, E Uncontrolled hot works
A A construction phase health and safety plan
B Afire risk assessment that is regularly updated to reflect current site conditions
C Afire risk assessment that is updated on an annual basis
D Hot-work permits
Correct Answer: B Afire risk assessment that is regularly updated to reflect current site conditions
A That all doors into the corridor are locked
B That all fire escape signs are removed before work starts
C That only spark-proof tools are used
D That tools, equipment and materials do not block the route
Correct Answer: D That tools, equipment and materials do not block the route
A Lying down so that they cannot fall over and damage the valves
B Separately and away from site accommodation
C Together but away from site accommodation
D Together on a bottle trolley
Correct Answer: B Separately and away from site accommodation
A Against the hoarding, furthest away from the site offices
B In a secure compound in the open air
C In the site storage container
D Stored in the back of the contractor's vehicle
Correct Answer: B In a secure compound in the open air
A They must be connected to the heat source by flexible rubber tubing
B They must be located inside the cabin but away from the heat source
C They must be located outside the cabin
D They must be lying on their side
Correct Answer: C They must be located outside the cabin
A Cutting steel with an angle grinder
B Refuelling a diesel dump truck
C Replacing an empty liquefied petroleum gas cylinder with a full one
D Soldering pipework in a central heating system
E Using the heaters in the drying room
Correct Answer: A Cutting steel with an angle grinder, D Soldering pipework in a central heating system
A That the work is carried out at a time when the site is otherwise unoccupied
B That the work is completed at least one hour before the site closes
C That the work is completed immediately before the end of the working day
D That the work is completed one hour after the permit expires
Correct Answer: B That the work is completed at least one hour before the site closes
A A directory of all known construction site fires
B Information given to emergency service crews when attending fires on construction sites
C The Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) guidance for those managing and carrying out construction work
D The standard for the colour coding of fire extinguishers
Correct Answer: C The Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) guidance for those managing and carrying out construction work
A Argon
B Carbon dioxide
C Nitrogen
D Oxygen
Correct Answer: D Oxygen
A The cylinder is full
B The cylinder is nearly empty
C The valve is leaking
D You must lay the cylinder on its side
Correct Answer: C The valve is leaking
A Electrical fires
B Flammable liquids (fuel, oil, varnish, paints, etc.)
C Solid material fires
D Wood, paper and textile fires
Correct Answer: A Electrical fires
A Electrical fires
B Flammable liquids (fuel, oil, varnish, paints, etc.)
C Metal and molten metal
D Wood, paper, textile and solid material fires
Correct Answer: D Wood, paper, textile and solid material fires
Correct Answer: D Water
Correct Answer: C , D
A It gets very cold
B It gets very heavy
C It gets very hot
D It gets very warm
Correct Answer: A It gets very cold
A Finish what you are doing, if it is safe to do so
B Put any equipment away
C Raise the alarm
D Try to put out the fire
Correct Answer: C Raise the alarm