Routine Danger: Can’t We Figure Out a Better Way to Keep High-Rise Building Windows Clean?

You’d think there’d be a better way than this 19th Century technique.

As seen in SoMA:

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Scary.

Joe Eskenazi has some deets, focusing on pay rates.

(People working at some area In & Out Burgers make about the same. I’ll grant you that high-rise window washing is a lot safer than a lot of people think, but, even so…)

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2 Responses to “Routine Danger: Can’t We Figure Out a Better Way to Keep High-Rise Building Windows Clean?”

  1. Sears says:

    50 Beale Street – Bechtel Building. Perhaps you could research the history of why they created a modern window washing system and the controversy it created.

  2. sfcitizen says:

    Perhaps.

    You could start me off with a hint, perhaps?

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