Water fed pole - pole window cleaning - Criteria

posted Apr 7, 2015, 6:57 PM by tes johnson   [ updated Apr 7, 2015, 6:58 PM ]

Water Fed Pole System 


Use of water fed pole systems avoids the need to work at height. 


Situations to take in to account 


  • Never leave a water fed pole unattended 

  • Injury to others from falling equipment 

  • Reasonable access 

  • Acceptance of water fed pole method of cleaning for high level cleaning 

  • Weather conditions 

  • Ground terrain underfoot 

  • Overhead electricity cables 

  • Muscular conditions from using bad cleaning techniques 

  • Road safety &Traffic conditions 

  • Warning signs and the use of PPE clothing should be used 

  • Sharing a pole for working over 35ft hazards 

  • Trips, falls to public and employee 

  • Electrocution from over head power cables