Posts Tagged ‘washer’

The Toughest Job in Town: Window Washing the Alcoa Building Through Its Unusual Exoskeleton

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

See what I mean?

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They must use extension sticks or something.

 

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

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

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…)