One of the most important elements to consider when looking for a cable protector is the size of the cables or hoses that it is designed to house. Factors such as the maximum outside diameter of a cord or cable, or the number of channels a cable protector has are design specifications that will—in part—determine which cable protector is best suited to your needs.
Industrial Safety Blog | Safety Products Information
February 22, 2021
In 2020, the U.S. mining industry saw fatal accidents claim the lives of 29 workers, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Vehicle-related incidents cause a large portion of these accidents year after year and highlight the need for proper mining safety equipment, such as wheel chocks. ...
When working on outdoor projects, it’s important to consider ground protection. Landscape damaged by heavy equipment can be expensive to repair. Plus, uneven or muddy ground at job sites may cause project delays or stoppage. But what should you use to protect soft or sensitive ground conditions? Wise contractors know plywood isn’t the right choice. There are several reasons why plywood isn’t suitable for ground protection. It’s very porous, which causes it to absorb water and makes the wood heavy and weak. It […]
We’re pleased to have the newly updated and redesigned Checkers website launched. This site, in-line with the new branding design, merges Checkers’ three power brands into a single site. The goal of this renewed site is not only to update the branding, but to create a more valuable resource for our customers and team. So, […]
Quick Hook is a simple, user friendly safety tool. One method for easy installation is to place the Quick Hook up on the place you wish to hang it, then carefully spread the opposite curved end sideways only slightly, enough to twist the wire or cables down inside the hook holding the cable in place. Once the cable, wire, or hose is already placed inside the hook, you can raise additional items into the air and lay them inside.
Checkers constantly tests its products to insure they remain the industry’s standard. Recently Firefly Cable Protectors were the recent product to undergo testing at our facility. After testing, we have found the Firefly cable protectors with red LEDs battery length to be at an astonishing 420 hours, a little over 17 days nonstop. This is […]
A Precious Child works closely with schools in Colorado, often communicating about needs children have during the school year. One thing brought to attention was the numerous children attending school without necessary supplies in tow. Thousands of students in the state are unable to perform adequately without pencils, paper, erasers, and other required tools for […]