With more than a century of experience and technical expertise in the life safety and security industry, UL provides testing, inspection and certification services that help protect lives and property.
The benefits of working with UL
UL is dedicated to helping life safety and security product manufacturers and service providers gain global market acceptance with regulatory authorities, insurers, law enforcement organizations, government and retailers.
Through a combination of deep industry expertise, research capabilities and trusted testing services, we certify innovative fire safety devices and systems, occupational equipment and apparel, and other personal security and safety products.
Across product categories, we are committed to bridging relationships between manufacturers, authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs), users and specifiers. We play an active role in the evolution and harmonization of life safety and security standards.
We also invest significantly in the research and development of all major codes affecting the life safety and security industry and develop new certification programs to address emerging risks and innovations.
From the latest technology for intrusion detection to firefighting accessories to personal flotation devices, we help provide the highest confidence levels in today’s market by testing the integrity and performance of products to local and international standards.
We certify compliance with the internationally recognized UL Mark—the single-most accepted Certification Mark in the United States—along with certification to ANSI/NFPA, EN and CAN/CSA standards.
Our dedicated team of technical professionals creates custom, cost-effective solutions to help manufacturers get new, innovative products to market. As a single-source provider with global reach and a focus on early engagement in the product development process, UL is able to help streamline market access around the world.