Window Cleaning Issues - Canvassing, pole systems, pricing, problems, etc.
dropped pole on womans head today
Posted by josephus (josephus), 25 February 2004yes thats right i was leaning over a balcony and it slipped out of my hand.
i looked down thinking "this could be terrible" then watched as it hit this poor ladies head piont first.
she was very nice and didnt even get my name and i made i quick exit.
i will let you know if more comes from it.
LET THAT BE A LESSON i never thought it possible.
Posted by Rick (Rick), 25 February 2004hmmmm.....sounds like a good idea. i can't believe i never thought of it. what an excellent new way to meet girls
whenever i'm up a ladder and a nice girl walks past me next, i'm gonna throw my squeeggee at her.
Posted by Fox (Fox), 25 February 2004That was me! I've got a terrible headache!
Watch out if I was you - hope you've got plenty pli
Posted by Terry_Burrows (Terry_Burrows), 25 February 2004 careful guys!always be careful when
a woman meets your pole before you I hope it was not extended I do agre what a way to meet women!
Posted by Silly_Philly (Philip Hanson [Silly Philly]), 25 February 2004What Fox said is of great importance, and highlights the need for good Public Liability Insurance cover.
Let's say you had seriously injured the poor woman, she could have sued you for anything up to £100,000.
Always make sure your insurance is up to date!
Posted by gibbouk (gibbouk), 25 February 2004insurance a must and check out lanyards window cleaning center do a nice one, if you know anyone on the rigs they get loads of them.
Posted by fez (fez), 25 February 2004I have £1 000 000 public liability insurance, but this post got me thinking. What would happen if you were sued for £100 000 like Silly says - and you weren't insured?
Would you have to declare bankrupt or face prison? Anyone know?
Posted by Silly_Philly (Philip Hanson [Silly Philly]), 25 February 2004As its not a legal requirement to be insured, (and this is not assault-it is an accident), I don't think you'd face prison.
But this would almost certainly mean bankruptcy.
That would not help the victim much though, after bankruptcy expenses, you would be left with at most a few thousand pounds once the estate had been liquidated.
I hate to think that I could be a victim of an accident by an uninsured driver, tradesman etc and I'd get no compensation. I don't want to put other people in that position, so I get insured.
Posted by Rick (Rick), 25 February 2004you can't get blood out of a stone. compensation has truely gone beyond a joke anyway.
Posted by pw (paul w), 25 February 2004dropped pole and made quick exit........ar is that what thay call a pole volt.
Posted by josephus (josephus), 25 February 2004oh very clever !!!
i am in too bad a mood to joke, but rest assured that in due coursei will steal your joke and pretend it was my own.
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