Working at Height for Managers and Professionals

Welcome to this free mock on Working at Height 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 50 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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Working at Height for Managers and Professionals Questions

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1. What action should be taken before using a scaffold which is secured by masonry anchor ties?
2. The Beaufort Scale is important when working at height externally. What does it measure?
3. An outdoor tower scaffold has stood overnight in high winds and heavy rain. What should you ensure before the scaffold is used?
4. What does this sign mean?Fragile roof
5. What is the maximum unprotected gap allowed between any guard-rail, toe board, barrier or other similar means of protection on a scaffold?
6. When is it safe to use a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) on soft ground?
7. When is it most appropriate to use a safety harness and lanyard for working at height?
8. When using portable or pole ladders for access, what is the maximum vertical distance between landings?
9. What is the main danger of leaving someone who has fallen suspended in a harness for too long?
10. What is the minimum height of the main guard-rail on a working platform?
11. A mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) is being used to carry out work at height. What is the only circumstance, in normal use, in which it is acceptable to lower the platform using the ground-level controls?
12. If someone is wearing a harness and fall-arrest lanyard while working at height, what else must be done?
13. How will you know the maximum weight or number of people that can be lifted safely on a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP)?
14. To ensure safety when using a scaffold to carry out work at height, when must a competent person routinely inspect the scaffold?
15. How far should a ladder extend above the stepping-off point if there is no alternative, firm handhold?
16. If you are inspecting a flat roof, what is the best way to stop yourself and others from falling over the edge?
17. What is the most effective method of preventing workers from falling from height while carrying out construction and maintenance work?
18. While carrying out a site visit you see someone who is working above a damaged safety net system. What should you do?
19. Following the hierarchy of control, which of the following is regarded as the last resort for someone’s safety when working at height?
20. What is the main reason for using a safety net or other soft-landing system rather than a personal fall-arrest system?
21. As part of a feasibility study you are planning an inspection of roof trusses inside a factory building. What is the recommended maximum height for a free-standing mobile tower when used indoors?
22. To ensure the safety of people who work at height, how should you regard ladders?
23. Why is it dangerous to use inflatable airbags for fall arrest that are too big for the area to be protected?
24. How do you identify the safe load rating for a scaffold platform?
25. What is a common example of a fragile roof material?
26. How should access be controlled, if people are working in a riser shaft?
27. When work is being carried out above public areas what should be your first consideration?
28. What is the minimum height of the main guard-rail on a scaffold?
29. If a person is going to be working on a mobile tower but will not be erecting, altering or dismantling it, what training should they have?
30. Which statement is true if you need to use a ladder to get to a scaffold platform?
31. When using a leaning ladder what should the slope or angle of the ladder be?
32. When can someone who is not a scaffolder adapt an independent scaffold?
33. What is the best way to stop people falling through voids, holes or fragile roof panels?
34. What should a worker do if a fall-restraint lanyard has damaged stitching?
35. What is the maximum permitted gap between the guard-rails on a working platform?
36. What is the maximum recommended gap between the scaffold and the structure?
37. After gaining access to the platform of a mobile tower, what is the first thing you should do?
38. A scaffold guard-rail must be removed to allow a worker to carry out a task. If the worker is not a scaffolder, can they remove the guard-rail?
39. What is the best way to make sure that a ladder is secure and won’t slip?
40. Which of these statements about work at height is true?
41. What must edge protection be designed to do?
42. What should you do if you are working at height, taking site measurements, but the securing cord for a safety net is in your way?
43. In order to carry out a structural inspection a worker needs to wear a full body harness. They have never used one before. What must happen before they start work?
44. If you have to carry out an inspection at height using a cherry picker, when would you not clip yourself to the machine using a restraint lanyard?
45. Under the requirements of the Work at Height Regulations, what is the minimum width of a working platform?
46. Which of the following provides the public with adequate protection from falling objects?
47. What should someone working from a cherry picker attach their lanyard to?
48. To ensure your safety when carrying out an inspection at height, who must erect mobile tower scaffolds?
49. If the airbag being used for fall arrest has a controlled leak rate, what requirement must the inflation pump meet?
50. To ensure your safety and that of the site workers, what should a contractor include in a safety method statement for working at height? Give three answers. depends on the generosity of its readers. We love providing Free mock tests to you, but if you value what we do, please consider making a donation. It helps us keep the site running.

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2 comments on “Working at Height for Managers and Professionals”

  1. Hey guys
    No green ticks………… when answer is wrong, How are you meant to memorise answer,
    A couple of answers are correct, Competent persons and protecting public from falling objects, No ticks
    very confusing, You must mark the answers with the green tick every time, Answered these same question 10 times
    no green tick to tell you the correct answer

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