Report and vocabulary
A job that requires a head for heights.
Some bin men in Rio have to abseil down shanty town hills to retrieve what others have left behind.
A harness and ropes are the essential tools for reaching items such as old fridges, food wrappers, guns and even a body.
A big clean-up operation is underway as Brazil prepares to host the World Cup and the Olympics.
- a head for heights
to be able to be in a high place without feeling scared or uncomfortable
- bin men
people whose job it is to collect rubbish
- to abseil
to go down a steep mountain or vertical drop using a rope
support made of straps that are attached to the body