Kurse der PSI-Akademie
K 908 E 

Handling cryogenic gases (LIN, LAr, LHe)

Short description

The participants learn how to safely handle cryogenic gases, the applicable safety rules and regulations. In addition, they are informed about the potential hazards and about first aid measures in case of accidents with cryogenic gases.

- Handling of cryogenic gases (LIN, LAr, LHe)
- Safety regulations
- Filling and transfer operations
- Transport and storage

The participants
- know how to handle cryogenic gases safely
- know applicable safety rules and regulations
- have been informed about the dangers and about first aid measures in case of accidents with cryogenic gases

Target audience

This course is mandatory for all PSI employees who work with cryogenic gases.

- Theory part in the group
- Practical part in one or more groups on site at a LIN tank installation, depending on the number of participants (max. 5 participants per group per tank)

Execution in
English, whereas this course is also available in German


Participants need to bring the following:
- Cryogenic gloves
- Face shield or safety goggles
- Closed-toe, sure-footed footwear (no boots!)
- Clothing (long): Arms and legs fully covered

Proof of performance


Certificate of completion

Villigen, PSI Education Center (building OSGA)

Number of days / duration in lessons (à 45 minutes each)
2 lessons / 13.30 – 15.00

Course leader / moderation
Cooling Systems Group:
Christian Geiselhart
Alex Tute
Lukas Barth
Ajnur Jasaroski

Number of participants
Minimum 4 / Maximum 10

For questions
Administration PSI Education Center, Tel. 056 310 24 00, bildungszentrum@psi.ch

see general terms and conditions

Vorkenntnisse / Vorbedingungen