There’s something beautifully acrobatic about window washers at work. And despite appearances, it’s not nearly as dangerous a job as many perceive it to be. From Healthday:
Despite its potential for injury, window cleaning — whether it’s homes or skyscrapers — doesn’t make it onto the list of the top 100 most dangerous occupations, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). But accidents can still be deadly: An analysis report compiled by OSHA lists 88 window cleaning accidents over a 15-year period, 62 of which resulted in fatalities.