Its completely safe except for the part where you're in the air. I think it's an awesome job personally and one that your skillset grants you immunity from job loss. Only a select group of individuals can do it and it opens up six figure earning potential in oil field/platform work. People love Spiderman, why not try it for real?I wouldn't do that for $300 an hour. For $30 they can go kick rocks.
there have been only 6 deaths involving an IRATA member company since IRATA's inception in 1989. Let's put this into perspective. Acording to IRATA International 13,223 registered IRATA technicians were in employment in 2015 world-wide. Combined they accumulated 22,993,343 working and training hours.
IRATA MEMBER COMPANY STATISTICS,IRATA - Live,The Leading Association In The Rope Access Industry IRATA is the sole global trade association in the work-at-height sector; it has member companies in every continent.