Fire escape plans like this help you and loved ones plan where to safely meet and get help in the event of a fire
UL's Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI)

Fire Moves Fast

New resources from FSRI can help you plan ahead
to increase your chances of surviving a fire.

Anti-Counterfeiting Virtual Research Symposium
Anti-Counterfeiting Virtual Research Symposium

Fighting Counterfeits

Experts at the second annual
anti-counterfeiting symposium
seek government and industry
help to target fraudsters.

Word to the W.I.S.E. (Women in Science and Engineering) podcast series
Word to the W.I.S.E. (Women in Science and Engineering)

Are You the Future of Safety Science?

While STEM professionals make the world safer, secure, and more sustainable, only a small percentage are female. Hear from boundary-pushing, resilient, and confident women as they share their unique personal and professional journeys.

Standards Matter
Developing Safety Standards

Standards Matter

From doing laundry
to cooking a meal,
our standards help
make everyday tasks safer.

Dedicated to Safety. Guided by Science.

At Underwriters Laboratories we are dedicated to creating a safer, more secure and sustainable future. Since our founding in 1894, we’ve conducted rigorous independent research and have delivered lasting scientific contributions to improve living and working conditions throughout the world.


As we step into the future, we continue to drive transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society.

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Learn how Underwriters Laboratories uses science to create a safer world.

Underwriters Laboratories conducts original scientific research and releases information and reports for the benefit of public and private stakeholders.