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CITB HS&E Operatives Test

Completion of the test will provide a basic level of health, safety and environmental awareness for operatives.

The CITB HS&E Test, also known as the health, safety and environment test is designed to test the practical knowledge of individuals working in the construction industry; in identifying on site hazards and confidently take steps to prevent accidents and injuries from taking place. The CITB test ensures a minimum level of health, safety and environmental awareness is met by workers before going onto a work site.

The test aims to ensure that individual responsibilities are understood, covering:

• Legal and Management

• Health and Welfare

• General Safety

• High-Risk Activities

• Environment

Important details about the test can be found on the CITB Eventbrite page.  Please be sure to read the full description for the exam before you register.  If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to the CIOM office and we will gladly assist.

The current CITB book edition can be found on their web page:  

The book is also available for purchase on Amazon, and Waterstones.

Please make sure to check that you are purchasing the current edition, as CITB renews these every few years.

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