Electrical Safety, Tools and Equipment for Managers and Professionals

Welcome to this free mock on Electrical Safety, Tools and Equipment 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 25 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.

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Electrical Safety, Tools and Equipment for Managers and Professionals Questions

1. What guidance should you give a worker who needs to use a power tool with a rotating blade?

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2. A work crew is using an insulated pick to break up a surface. What two hazards should they be aware of?

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3. When planning work on an electrical system, what is the best way to ensure a circuit remains isolated?

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4. What are the two main functions of the guards on cutting and grinding machines?

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5. When should tools and equipment be checked for damage?

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6. On the site electrical distribution system, which colour plug indicates a 400 volt supply?

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7. What two main areas of visual inspection should be carried out before each use of a power tool?

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8. What do a yellow plug and a yellow supply cable fitted to an electrical hand tool indicate?

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9. Why should batteries never be stored loose in a tool bag?

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10. You are inspecting a site where there are overhead electric cables. What two arrangements should a contractor have in place to alert those on site to the presence of the cables?

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11. What does this warning sign mean?W012 Warning Electricity

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12. Someone near you is using a rotating laser level. What is the health hazard likely to affect you?

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13. What two things can be done to reduce trips and injuries caused by untidy leads and extension cables?

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14. Why must a residual current device (RCD) be used in conjunction with 230 volt electrical equipment?

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15. When is it safe for operatives to work close to an overhead power line?

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16. What is the best way to protect an extension cable and also reduce trip hazards?

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17. Why is it dangerous to run an abrasive wheel faster than its recommended maximum speed?

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18. Someone near you is using a disc cutter to cut concrete blocks. What three immediate hazards are likely to affect you?

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19. A worker is using a generator to power some lighting when the lamp (light bulb) blows. They have a spare lamp. What should they do?

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20. Why do building sites use a 110 volt electricity supply instead of a 230 volt domestic supply?

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21. In the colour coding of electrical power supplies on site, what voltage does a blue plug represent?

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22. What colour should a 110 volt power cable and connector be?

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23. Why do most electrical accidents occur? Identify two reasons.

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24. What is the recommended safe voltage for electrical equipment on building sites?

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25. What should you do if a worker tells you that a guard is missing from a power tool?

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