Checkers Safety Group

Checkers Safety Group

In 1987, Checkers Safety Group began with a simple vision. It was to be a dynamic and growing organization dedicated to saving lives and protecting assets by delivering innovative safety products. That vision still drives Checkers today. With our product offerings of Cable and Hose Protection Systems, Wheel Chocks, Warning Whips, Warning Lights and more, Checkers creates reliable safety solutions for our customers. We take pride in providing the highest quality product at the best possible price. Serving a diverse number of customers and markets worldwide for over 25 years has provided us the knowledge and insight to ensure every one of our customers needs is satisfied.

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620 Compton Street , Broomfield , CO 80020 USA
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Business Type:
Industry Type:
Health and Safety - Workplace Safety
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Checkers Safety Group is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, U.S.A. The company has another manufacturing and support facility located in Mesa, Arizona. Each of our innovative safety products is proudly produced in the United States.

Through our commitment to innovation and excellence Checkers is poised to continue serving as your leading global provider of industrial safety products.


A dynamic and growing organization dedicated to saving lives and protecting assets by delivering innovative safety products.ur mission is to create value for our partners, by delivering innovative safety products and being:

  • Customer-Focused
  • Market, Technology and Innovation Driven
  • Committed to Excellence
  • Respectful and Adhering to the Highest Level of Integrity
  • Socially Responsible Within the Community and Developing Our Employees

The world’s five most popular brands of cable management systems are manufactured by Checkers, including LINEBACKER®, YELLOW JACKET®, GUARD DOG®, FASTLANE®, and DIAMONDBACK®. These high performance cable protection systems provide a method of safe passage for pedestrian traffic, vehicles and heavy duty equipment while protecting valuable electrical cables, cords and hose lines from damage. To fit the needs of a wide variety of applications, we offer lidded models, drop over models, open top models, and low profile models constructed from all-weather polyurethane. We also offer rubber duct models for light applications. These durable protectors are ideal for use in public, commercial, construction, and industrial applications.


Checkers manufactures a large selection of MONSTER® Wheel Chocks for use in residential, commercial, industrial, and aviation applications. These durable wheel chocks provide an effective way to secure vehicles, trucks, and trailers in a wide variety of industries. MONSTER® Wheel Chocks are made from urethane and are available in heavy duty or general purpose models. Whether you are chocking a 400-ton haul truck or a small pickup, we have a solution for you.


Checkers offers a complete line of high visibility GORILLA® and SUPER WHIP® Warning Whips that warn others of a vehicle’s presence. Available with or without lights, these warning whips are also used to provide easy identification of other vehicles or equipment working in your area. In addition to our standard models, we now offer waterproof models for extreme applications. Each warning whip includes a flexible whip with a flag and mounting base for easy vehicle attachment. Various lighting and mounting options are also available as accessories for some models.


Checkers manufactures the most durable Barricade, Solar Barricade, Strobe, and LED Module lights on the market today. Our patented products feature the industry’s brightest lights, and they are designed to withstand the harshest conditions experienced in traffic safety, construction and other industrial applications. All of our lights are Independent Lab Certified to meet regulatory specifications such as SAE J845 Class, I, II, and III, ITE, and NCHRP-350.

Checkers also manufactures Vehicle Identification Lights that provide easy identification of equipment in heavy duty working environments. Built with high output LED lights, these lights provide superior visibility during the day or night. They are constructed from a high intensity reflective material that is easy to read whether the sign is powered or off. Checkers Vehicle Identification Lights are designed to withstand the harsh weather and working conditions frequently experienced in mining, construction and other industrial applications.


Checkers makes durable goggle retainers to assure workers always have eye protection available when they need it. These retainers will keep the goggles on the safety cap or hat when the goggles are not in use, and they will hold the goggles securely when they are worn for eye protection.


Checkers offers a premium quality line of parking stops and speed bumps. These innovative safety products are made from 100% recycled materials and are ideal for commercial or residential environments. These durable innovative safety products will not chip or crack, and they are resistant to gas, oil, salt, sunlight and chemicals. They are light enough to ship via UPS and they can easily be installed by one person.


Founder Steve Henry identified a need and developed the first urethane wheel chock for the mining industry


Checkers® moves into its first 700 square foot manufacturing facility in Boulder, Colorado


Checkers presents the checkers safety products at its first trade show, MinExpo, and debuts the now most-trusted MONSTER® Wheel Chock for haul trucks


Checkers Industrial Supply, Inc. is recognized as the leading wheel chock manufacturer in the United States


Checkers expands its manufacturing to include reaction injection molding process (RIM)

1990 – 2003

Checkers broadens its checkers safety products offerings to include LINEBACKER® Cable/Hose Management Systems, POWERBACK® Rubber Duct Cable Protectors, DIAMONDBACK® Hose Bridges, TIGERCHOCKS® Aviation Wheel Chocks, ROADBLOCKS® Utility Wheel Chocks, SUPER-CROSS Utility Crossover Pads, FLAGSTAFF® Warning Whips, BANDIT® Goggle Retainers, LOTBLOCKS® Parking Stops, and SLOMO® Speed Bumps



Checkers introduces few checkers safety products: GUARD DOG® Cable/Hose Management Systems, CROSS-GUARD® ADA Compliant Ramps, and CROSS-LINK® Protector Bridges


Checkers introduces FASTLANE® Lightweight Cable Protector


Checkers moves into state-of-the-art 50,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Broomfield, Colorado


Checkers acquires Peterson Systems International, the manufacturer of YELLOW JACKET® Cable Protectors


Checkers acquires HBM Canada Manufacturing, Inc., manufacturer of industrial warning whips, vehicle identification lights, and other checkers safety products


Checkers acquires C&C Signal, LLC, an industry leader in the engineering of barricade lights, solar barricade lights, strobes, and other LED lighting modules related to traffic safety


Checkers expands rapidly, with the acquisitions of AlturnaMATS, SVE Portable Roadway Systems, Firefly Illuminated Cable Protectors, Superior Manufacturing Group, Zigma Ground Protection Solutions, GNR Technologies, and Terraplas.


To accomodate the many acquisitions of the previous year, Checkers Industrial Safety Products re-brands to Checkers Safety Group, housing the power brands Notrax® Mats for Professional Use, Tufftrak® Ground Protection Solutions, Linebacker® Cable Management, and Monster™ Motion Safety.

Our Vision:

A dynamic, global team dedicated to protecting people, assets, and the environment.

Checkers Safety Group Mission:

To provide revolutionary product designs and visionary safety solutions that protect people, assets, and the environment. We are committed to operating transparently, being a responsible community leader, and ensuring growth opportunities for our employees.

Our Core Competencies:

These are the core competencies that we as a business strive to achieve in daily business practices.

  1. We Listen – Recognizing our role as trusted advisors, we take the times to listen and respond to our customers.
  2. We Excel – We manufacture reliable, robust safety solutions every time for every customer, on time, and at an outstanding value.
  3. We Innovate – Revolutionary product designs and technologies are fundamental to our continuous development.
  4. We Partner – Our carefully selected global partners expand our reach, improve our supply chain and better service customers worldwide.
  5. We Grow – Through our focus on growth and education, each individuals talents, thoughts, and contributions are recognized.
  6. We Build – Decisive integration of new brands continuously evolves our products and solutions.