Battery Safety Science Symposium

What Goes Into Designing Next-Generation Rechargeable Batteries?

See what Nobel laureate M. Stanley Whittingham and other eminent scientists at an Underwriters Laboratories symposium said might make a better battery.

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UL's Fire Safety Research Institute

Evolving Our Fire Safety Mission

See how FSRI is expanding research efforts to address the world’s unresolved fire safety risks and emerging dangers.

Standards Matter
Developing Safety Standards

Standards Matter

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

Future Of Safety Science
Webinar Series

The Future of Safety Science

Are you interested in discovering opportunities in research and standards that solve critical safety issues? Join the conversation on safety science and connect with premier research, standards and education professionals through our free series.

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.