UL Firefighter Safety
Research Projects - public safety
NEW Comparison of Natural and Synthetic Home Furnishings
September 30, 2020
Updated demonstration highlights the impact of furnishing materials on flashover times.
Residential Flashover Prevention Research
April 30, 2020
Investigating the flow rate and distribution of water needed to prevent flashover in residential fire scenarios.
New Smoke Alarm Technology and the Impact on Public Safety
October 16, 2019
UL FSRI Launches Smoke Alarm Public Safety Campaign
Close Before You Doze
October 15, 2018
Sharing a modern public safety education message for the modern fire environment
FireCARES: Community Assessment/Response Evaluation System
October 31, 2016
On-going 'Big Data' project to assess community risk and fire department performance.
Firefighter Safety and Photovoltaic Systems
April 19, 2010
Firefighter concerns, including vulnerability to electrical and casualty hazards when mitigating a fire involving photovoltaic (PV) modules systems, were examined during this project.
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