The Future of Safety Science
September 30, 2021

Standards 101


How is our world engineered to keep us safe? Safety standards are an important, interdisciplinary application of various scientific and social principles. They determine the safety, security and sustainability of the world around us … including objects we use every day. How are engineering, design, social and scientific principles applied in tandem to create safety standards?


This webinar is part of The Future of Safety Science webinar series. In this series, we explore new careers, connect with experts from an array of disciplines and prepare you for your path forward. You can learn more about the series here.


George A. Borlase, Ph.D., P.E.

Director, Standards Programs
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Sarah Brooks

Director, Standards Operations
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.