This year Fire Prevention Week was October 8th through the 14th and we want to encourage everyone to continue to practice fire safety all year round.

Learn ways to be more fire safe: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” , Close Before You Doze” and “Don’t Be a Statistic: 10 Tips for Fire Safety Week”.

See how UL can help by providing you with even more helpful information through connections to our many fire safety resources below.

 


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

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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Carbon Monoxide


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

 

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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.

 

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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

 

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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.

 

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