At UL we want to encourage everyone to practice fire safety throughout the year, here are some tips to stay safe.

Here are some more helpful fire and safety resources

Close Before You Doze

Close Before You Doze comes as the result of over 10 years of research by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI), proving that a closed door could potentially save lives in a fire

Return to top of page

Quick Links to UL programs


UL XplorLabsTM

This educational platform is designed to encourage students to “solve through science.” Through interactive videos, instructional experiences, hands-on classroom activities, and creative classroom challenges.


Return to top of page

Safety Smart®

A global educational program designed to improve children’s awareness and understanding of safety, health and environmental issues, and encourage changes in their behaviors.


Return to top of page

Smoke Alarms

UL certified smoke alarms notify the occupants of the presence of a threatening fire and allow them time to escape to a place of safety before such escape might be hindered by smoke or flames.


Return to top of page

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms play an important role in protecting the public against carbon monoxide poisoning.


Return to top of page

Fire Sprinklers

UL plays an important role in testing and certification of fire sprinklers to determine that fire sprinkler systems operate as intended during a fire. Essential components of fire sprinkler systems, such as sprinklers and piping, are required to undergo comprehensive evaluations to verify that they meet rigorous nationally recognized standards.


Return to top of page

New Science

Science is the basis for all that we do here at UL. Therefore we use scientific approach toward fire prevention and fire safety. Fighting fire through science helps us to understand and avoid many hazards that could be posed by the many technologies that surround us in our daily lives.

Fire Safety


Return to top of page

Developing Safety Standards

As personal e-Mobility devices, including hoverboards, continue to grow in popularity, the need for electrical system certification is more important than ever UL has developed a standard and has certified these products.


Return to top of page