Install frost protection materials


Install insulation materials such as sand, gravel, crushed stone, foam glass or extruded polystyrene to reduce frost penetration and any resulting road damage.

Alternative labels

installing insulating materials
installation of insulating materials
insulating material installation
installing frost protection materials
installation of frost protection materials
frost protection material installation

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Install frost protection materials is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Road construction worker: Road construction workers perform road construction on earthworks, substructure works and the pavement section of the road. They cover the compacted soil with one or more layers. Road construction workers usually lay a stabilising bed of sand or clay first before adding asphalt or concrete slabs in order to finish a road.

Optional skill

Install frost protection materials is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Install frost protection materials – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022