CSCS Supervisor Mock Test

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A At all times
B When light conditions are poor
C Where heavy plant is in operation near the excavation
D Where members of the public may come near to the excavation
Correct Answer: A At all times
Explanation: You must always take steps to ensure nothing, and nobody, falls into an excavation.
A It directs people off site
B It directs people to a safe place
C It directs people to emergency equipment like first aid kits and fire extinguishers
D It directs visitors to a safe place
Correct Answer: B It directs people to a safe place
Explanation: An emergency escape route will direct people to a safe place in case of emergency.
A So minimal environmental damage is incurred by a task
B So people can avoid misusing dangerous equipment
C So people can find out how to safely use a substance involved in their work
D So the safe working load of a machine is not exceeded
Correct Answer: C So people can find out how to safely use a substance involved in their work
Explanation: COSHH assessments help lay out how to use a substance in order to carry out a particular activity safely.
A It will be blue
B It will be closest to the generator
C It will be red
D It will be yellow
Correct Answer: C It will be red
Explanation: Red indicates a 400 volt supply.
A Cable avoidance tool
B Cable detection tool
C Metal detector
D Signal detector
Correct Answer: A Cable avoidance tool
Explanation: Cable avoidance tools are needed alongside signal generators.
A Administer advanced first aid
B Administer first aid
C Call the emergency services if required
D Health surveillance
E Manage the first aid equipment
Correct Answer: C Call the emergency services if required, E Manage the first aid equipment
Explanation: When it comes to first aid, the appointed person manages the facilities (first aid kits, etc.) and is responsible for calling emergency services.
A Flashback arrestor
B Insulating gloves
C Residual current device
D Shut-off switch
Correct Answer: C Residual current device
Explanation: Residual current devices are a safety precaution that must be used on 230 volt power tools.
A The cylinders must be no closer than 10m to oxygen cylinders
B The cylinders must be no closer than 3m to oxygen cylinders
C The cylinders must be stored in a fully enclosed unit
D The cylinders must be stored in a locked cage
E The cylinders must not be exposed to sunlight
Correct Answer: B The cylinders must be no closer than 3m to oxygen cylinders, D The cylinders must be stored in a locked cage
Explanation: LPG cylinders must be stored no closer than 3m to oxygen cylinders, in a locked cage.
A Less experienced workers are less careful
B Less experienced workers may be less able to identify hazards and problems
C Younger workers are more liable to develop health problems
D Younger workers have not undergone the correct training to work on site
Correct Answer: B Less experienced workers may be less able to identify hazards and problems
Explanation: Younger workers are likely to have less experience, and so may be less able to identify problems and hazards.
A It must be by an open window
B It must be horizontal
C It must be inside of the cabin
D It must be outside of the cabin
Correct Answer: D It must be outside of the cabin
Explanation: LPG cylinders must be outside of a cabin, if they are being used to supply an appliance inside,
A A flexible band placed around the top of barrels used to store fuel
B A secondary containment system to catch leaks from a primary container
C A specialised piece of clean-up equipment for hazardous chemical leaks
D A specialised wrapping put around petrol tanks to absorb leaking material
Correct Answer: B A secondary containment system to catch leaks from a primary container
Explanation: Spillage bunds are a secondary containment system used to catch leaks from a primary container.
A From before the work starts, until the end of the project
B From when at least 10% of the workforce are on site, until the end of the project
C Whenever it is not safe for workers to bring their own food and drink on site (e.g., when lead is being worked with)
D Whilst management are on site
Correct Answer: A From before the work starts, until the end of the project
Explanation: Welfare facilities, by law, must be maintained from before work begins, to the end of the project.
A No - unless the worker specifically requests it
B Only if the worker is hospitalised
C Yes - at the next HSE inspection
D Yes - immediately
Correct Answer: D Yes - immediately
Explanation: Loss of consciousness as a result of asphyxia is a reportable injury, and the HSE must be immediately informed.
A No
B Yes, if the job will last fewer than 3 months
C Yes, if they employ fewer than 5 people
D Yes, if work at height is not taking place
Correct Answer: C Yes, if they employ fewer than 5 people
Explanation: Employers of more than 5 people must have a health and safety policy in writing.
A The noise level at which hearing protection becomes mandatory
B The noise level at which hearing protection must be provided is requested
C The noise level at which work may not continue for more than two minutes every 10 minutes
D The noise level at which work must stop
Correct Answer: A The noise level at which hearing protection becomes mandatory
Explanation: The upper exposure action value is the decibel level at which hearing protection is mandatory.
A 80 decibels (dBA)
B 85 decibels (dBA)
C 90 decibels (dBA)
D 95 decibels (dBA)
Correct Answer: B 85 decibels (dBA)
Explanation: The upper exposure action value is 85 decibels (dBA).
A 60 decibels (dBA)
B 87 decibels (dBA)
C 90 decibels (dBA)
D 97 decibels (dBA)
Correct Answer: B 87 decibels (dBA)
Explanation: The daily or weekly decibel exposure value is 87 decibels (dBA).
A Are there sufficient employees on the job to carry out work at height safely?
B Can any work at height be avoided?
C Do you have the resources to provide adequate control measures?
D Is there space to install scaffolding?
Correct Answer: B Can any work at height be avoided?
Explanation: Where a risk is found during an assessment, your first consideration should be whether the risk can be avoided entirely.
A Always be in attendance when the hoist is being used
B Display the information clearly in the hoist cage
C Explain it to them and test them on it
D Include it in the site induction
Correct Answer: B Display the information clearly in the hoist cage
Explanation: The person capacity of a hoist must always be clearly displayed in the hoist cage.
A Minimise fall distance/consequences using collective protection
B Minimise fall distance/consequences using personal protection
C Prevent falls with collective protection
D Prevent falls with personal protection
Correct Answer: B Minimise fall distance/consequences using personal protection
Explanation: Mitigating the distance/consequences of falls using personal protection should only be relied upon as a last resort.
A Airbags
B Full body harness and lanyard
C Guard rail
D Overspeed governor
Correct Answer: B Full body harness and lanyard
Explanation: A harness with lanyard is an example of fall-arrest equipment.
A If it will not be braced against an existing structure
B If the platform is high enough that a fall would cause injury
C If the platform is higher than 2m
D If workers will be leaning out of the platform to carry out a job
Correct Answer: B If the platform is high enough that a fall would cause injury
Explanation: When a platform is high enough that falling persons could be injured, guardrails must be in place.
A 3 ft
B 5 ft
C Wide enough for two people to comfortably work
D Wide enough to safely carry out the task
Correct Answer: D Wide enough to safely carry out the task
Explanation: Working platforms must be, as a minimum, wide enough to safely carry out the task.
A They must be handed over to the client
B They must be kept for 2 years
C They must be kept for 3 months
D They must be securely incinerated
Correct Answer: C They must be kept for 3 months
Explanation: Inspection records must be kept for 3 months following the completion of a construction project.
Correct Answer: D Immediately - the kits must be on them at all times
Explanation: Self-rescue kits must be immediately accessible for underground work.