Whip checks safety cable are used as a safeguard against hose whip with high pressure hosing. These are used to restrict an uncoupled hose from flailing about and potentially causing injury. Whip checks can also be used on piping by chocking the whip check back on itself. Its helps to protect workers from injury and your equipment from damage. Spring-powered loops provide a firm grip on the hose. Bleed air pressure from hose before removing safety lock cable.