Anyone in contact with SF6 must be informed of the danger that this gas represents for the environment and of the legislation in force. Supervisors, team leaders and managers are also concerned, as are agents handling gas.

In the case of subcontracting the maintenance of electrical installations, the company that owns equipment under SF6 remains liable in the event of rejection of SF6 and is exposed to financial and penal sanctions if it does not comply with the usage regulations.

Personnel performing the following operations are concerned by the certification :

  • Management of SF6 bottles (Receipt, storage, transport, shipping)
  • Supervision of cell assembly and disassembly
  • Bulb management SF6 (Disassembly, storage, transport, destruction)
  • General intervention in a post at SF6 intramural (physical risk)
  • Leak detection
  • Filling supplement
  • Retrieving and filling SF6
  • Densistat measurement and testing
  • Treatment of poor hygrometry
  • Disassembly and reassembly of a GIS module
  • Processing (vacuum - nitrogen - SF6) on a GIS

What equipment?

  • HV substation in metal casing (SEMC / GIS) > at 50 KV
  • High Voltage Cell < 50 KV
    • Fluokit M24 and M24 plus
    • FP circuit breaker
    • PIX cell
    • GFA Contractor
    • RM6, SM6, VM6, Rollarc
    • MC set, MC 500, NS 500
    • Fluaire 24 G
    • FB4 circuit breaker
  • Electron microscope
  • Particle accelerator