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We are the ‘think outside the box boys’, we are the Knights of Checkmate and we mean business.

Oliver Auston

Chief Innovation Officer

Oliver serves as Pure Safety’s Chief Innovation Officer.  He has dedicated his career to the Height Safety industry since 2001.  He is the Managing Director at Checkmate Lifting & Safety located in the United Kingdom. Checkmate is the UK’s leading innovator, designer, manufacturer and trainer of lifting and height safety equipment.  In addition to Checkmate, Oliver has served as Chairman at LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) and Technical Committee Chairman supporting and developing TGN (Technical Guidance Notes) at WAHSA (Working at Height Safety Association).

Oliver’s passion for product development is reflected by his involvement/leadership with greater than 70 patents ranging from basic soft goods to the more complex engineered products.