ISCO 08 Code 7124                  Insulation workers

Lead Statement
Insulation workers apply and repair insulating materials to buildings, boilers, pipes or refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • cutting insulation material by size and shape;
  • applying slabs and sheets of insulating or sound-absorbing materials to walls, floors and ceilings of buildings;
  • blow and pack insulating or sound-absorbing materials into cavities between walls, floors and ceilings of buildings with power-driven machines;
  • examining plans, specifications and work sites to determine the type, quality and quantity of insulation material required;
  • applying insulating materials to exposed surfaces of equipment such as boilers, pipes and tanks;
  • insulating refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment;
  • performing related tasks;
  • supervising other workers.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Insulation worker
  • Insulation worker, acoustical
  • Insulation worker, boiler and pipe
  • Insulation worker, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment.
  • Insulation Installer

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, insulation – 8290

(NCvB; Maart 2010)