When people generally think of the high-rise window cleaning by trade, one of the first thoughts that tend to come to mind is, “wow, I could never do that job!” It’s true, it takes a special type of person to be comfortable with heights, be skilled in the technique of window cleaning, knowledgeable in the industry, and more than anything, practices proper safety techniques every step of the way.
When you are the industry leaders in window cleaning, you make safety your number one priority 100% of the time. With hiring Squeegee Squad Minneapolis/St Paul, you will have the peace of mind that the job will be done safely and that we will carry the proper insurance leaving you with the utmost confidence that you have hired the right company.
Squeegee Squad takes the time to train each window cleaner when they are hired into our company and continue on-going training throughout their employment duration. It is imperative that the window cleaning technicians know and understand everything from the proper window cleaning techniques to any new and updated safety information. From their first day on the job, they are inundated with safety information and protocol to lay the platform for success.
As a part of our dedicated safety procedures, we ensure that our equipment is up to date, functioning properly, and thoroughly inspected. Pictured above is one of our trained managers inspecting equipment that is to be removed out of service.
In addition to the in-house education we provide our staff, our top managers attend a National Franchise Convention each year, which features extensive safety training programs put on by Michael Draper. Michael is an industry professional who has been involved in the window cleaning business in various capacities for over 25 years. In his most current role, he is the owner and lead trainer for Expert Safety Services in which he offers several training courses to teach safety from the perspective of OSHA 1910 General Industry Standard.
When taking his course, our team participates in hands-on, written, and classroom training on topics such as rope access, rigging, ladder safety, aerial lifts, and more. After the completion of this program, our team is issued safety certifications and then will pass the valuable knowledge and skill on to our other staff members.
So, we beg the question, how safe is your window cleaning company? If you are hiring someone other than Squeegee Squad Minneapolis/St Paul residential window cleaning crews, after reading this, you may have a few questions, but if you hire the best, you know that you are in good, safe hands.