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Training Sessions

Properties of SF6
Personal Protection
Handling SF6 Gas and its Decomposition Products
Cleanup
Training Sessions

Properties of SF6 – 7 minutes
Describes the physical characteristics of SF6. Describes the effects of heat and moisture on SF6. Describes the potential hazards associated with SF6 and its decomposition products.

Personal Protection – 10 minutes
Describes methods for minimizing the creation of SF6 decomposition products. Describes equipment that may protect personnel from exposure to SF6 and its decomposition products. Describes the treatment recommended for personnel exposed to SF6 or its decomposition products.

Handling SF6 Gas and its Decomposition Products – 8 minutes
Describes the generally recommended procedures for removing SF6 gas and solid decomposition products from gas-insulated equipment during routine maintenance or access. Describes generally recommended procedures for removing SF6 gas and solid decomposition products after a fault.

Cleanup – 10 minutes
Describes generally recommended practices for treating and cleaning materials that have come in contact with decomposition products.