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Guide to Abseil Window Cleaning Q&A

January 2015

The abseiling team at Emerald Facility Services offer the specialised high level window cleaning service using Abseiling techniques. We work with our clients and employees to ensure that we deliver a high quality service to the specific requirements of our abseil clients.

We've outlined answers to questions that we frequently get asked. If you've any additional questions about our abseil window cleaning services please call us and we will be delighted to discuss in further detail.

Are your staff health and safety trained?

Health and Safety is a priority for Emerald Facility Services. All our operatives are independently safety trained and certified by an independent consultant and attend ongoing refresher courses.

Our abseil cleaning operatives are highly qualified to IRATA standards and are supervised by IRATA Level 3 technicians.

All of our staff are uniformed, Garda vetted and carry photo ID.

What’s involved in planning an abseil window cleaning project?

Before starting a Window Cleaning assignment an extensive site specific risk assessment is carried out and the method of cleaning is then agreed with the client.

Our methods can include a combination of any of the following: Abseiling, Hoist Work, Cherrypicker, Cradle, Reach and Wash Pole System.

Where have you carried out high level window cleaning previously?

Using abseilers we are able to access at any height or difficult to reach areas including our current sites Aviva Stadium, Terminal 2 Dublin Airport, Liberty Hall and The Convention Centre North Wall Quay.

What type of high level work can you carry out?

Our abseiling team can clean or paint a variety of surfaces and areas including: Atrium Glazing, Windows, Walls, Storage Facilities, Roofs, Drains, Gutters, Structural Steel, Building Fabric, Inside Lift Shafts, Machinery, Tanks etc

We would be delighted to assess your current requirements and provide a tailored proposal for your specific needs. Please email Fergus.sheridan@emeraldfs.ie or contact 01 8712510

Guide to Abseil Window Cleaning Q&A