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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Clean sweeps: Seattle’s window cleaners have seen it all

Window cleaners Tai Koenig, Colin Ray and Mitch Jacobsen carefully maneuver a ladder through trees so they can reach higher-level glass. Although the trade has gotten safer, falls from ladders remain an occupational hazard that injures scores of window cleaners annually.