The first picture is in a condo complex with over 200 units setup in the exact same way...Safety 3rd!
The second set went like this -
Homeowner- "So, can you fix it?"
Me- "That is a definite maybe, do you have a shovel I can borrow?"
Homeowner- "Shovel? What do you need that for?"
Me- "To find your condenser"
Homeowner- (puzzled look) "Isn't it on the side of the house?"
Me- "Most of it....."