Research Projects - public safety
Close Before You Doze
UL FSRI
October 15, 2018
Sharing a modern public safety education message for the modern fire environment
FireCARES: Community Assessment/Response Evaluation System
UL FSRI
October 31, 2016
On-going 'Big Data' project to assess community risk and fire department performance.
Firefighter Safety and Photovoltaic Systems
UL FSRI
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.
Fire Safety & Skills
Training
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute advances fire research knowledge and develops cutting-edge, practical fire service education aimed at helping firefighters stay safe.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Close Your Door - Fire Safety Messaging
The Close Your Door safety initiative comes as the result of over 10 years of research by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI). After proving that a closed door could potentially save lives in a fire, UL FSRI has committed to share this finding with the world. This presentation will cover the research data associated with this initiative along with the steps taken for sharing the message with the Fire Service and general public.
Training Fires - Innovative Fuel Packages
Firefighter tactics research has highlighted a need for a more in-depth understanding of fire dynamics. Although live fire training has the potential to provide experience with fire dynamics the training environment and fuels permitted make this difficult. This presentation will look specifically at the challenge of creating realistic fire behavior using wood based fuels.
Full Scale Experiments in Beavercreek
We are inviting you to attend our Visitor Day on December 7, 2018 at our test site located at 773 Hilltop Rd, Xenia, OH 45385.
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute is dedicated to increasing firefighter knowledge to reduce injuries and deaths in the fire service and in the communities they serve.