National Safety Science Campaign 2019

About Underwriters Laboratories

Underwriters Laboratories (UL NFP) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to progressing public safety, security, and well-being through scientific knowledge. As a 501(c)(3) public charity, the UL NFP advances the UL public safety mission through independent research, standards, education, and outreach. We convene stakeholders to broadly share data-driven knowledge and collaborate to champion adoption.

Our Mission

  • To promote safe living and working environments for people by the application of safety science on hazard-based safety engineering
  • To support the production and use of products which are physically and environmentally safe and to apply our efforts to prevent or reduce loss of life and property
  • To advance safety science through research and investigation
  • To concentrate our efforts and resources on public safety in those areas where we can make valuable contributions
  • To work with integrity and a focus on quality to enhance the trust conveyed by our certification marks and services
  • To charge fair prices that allow us to meet our obligations, and invest in safety science and education
  • To invest in our people and encourage our people to invest in themselves
  • To be a good example of corporate citizenship and social responsibility