Core Programs

UL Education and Outreach, in partnership with leading organizations with an interest in building safer, more secure, and more environmentally sustainable systems, has taken leadership roles in several core programs. Each of these programs leverages UL longstanding history in building safety education programs and its global safety science and engineering resources.

Where we work

UL Education and Outreach has a global reach and many of our programs have a global pervue. Other programs are locally specific and built to address local safety threats and culturally specific issues. Select a country to explore what programs exist in each geography we work in.

Core Programs
Safety Smart

UL and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products believe that childhood injuries are predictable and preventable. Through this unique commitment, the…

UL and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products believe that childhood injuries are predictable and preventable. Through this unique commitment, the collaboration for Safety Smart was developed - a global educational program designed to improve children's awareness and understanding of fire and water safety, human health and wellbeing, the environment as well as cybersecurity, and road safety. Safety Smart educates, engages, and empowers children ages four-nine with a multitude of cause-and-effect scenario-style educational resources in 34 languages.

UL Xplorlabs

UL Xplorlabs is an innovative module-based digital learning platform that puts science and engineering challenges into the hands of students.…

UL Xplorlabs is an innovative module-based digital learning platform that puts science and engineering challenges into the hands of students. Focused on engaging students ages 10-16, Xplorlabs is an invitation to engage with real-world safety issues with fire and lithium-ion batteries and solve through science both online and in classroom extensions.

UL Innovative Education Award

The UL Innovative Education Award (ULIEA) is a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to invest US $250,000 annually in environmental and STEM…

The UL Innovative Education Award (ULIEA) is a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to invest US $250,000 annually in environmental and STEM education, sustainable communities, and youth empowerment. We offer recognition awards to increase the impact of innovative non-profit programs that use the environment as a pathway to STEM Learning (E->STEM). These outstanding programs showcase the value of student lead investigations, problem solving and critical thinking as it applies to critical challenges in their communities.

Safer Public Bus Transportation (WRI)

The Safer Public Bus Transportation project is implemented in partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI) with the aim of…

The Safer Public Bus Transportation project is implemented in partnership with the World Resources Institute (WRI) with the aim of reducing road crash deaths and injuries involving public buses in India by adopting multi-level evidence-based interventions. Through this initiative, WRI and UL collaborate with the bus transit agencies for developing solutions to address specific safety concerns and measuring the impact on crash reduction.

National Safety Science Campaign

The National Safety Science Campaign (NSSC) aims to build awareness and inform India’s children and youth about safety as a…

The National Safety Science Campaign (NSSC) aims to build awareness and inform India’s children and youth about safety as a science and instill the culture of safety in their minds, thereby creating India's next generation of safety ambassadors.

Safer Schools, Safer India

Safer Schools Safer India (SSSI) is a unique train-the-trainer model implemented in collaboration with the Directorate of Fire and Emergency…

Safer Schools Safer India (SSSI) is a unique train-the-trainer model implemented in collaboration with the Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) and Directorate of Education (DoE) in Goa since 2015. The primary objective of this initiative is to raise the level of prevention and preparedness of children in Goa to minimize loss from fire and non-fire emergencies and to develop a safety consciousness among children and the general public.

International IP Crime Investigators College

The International Intellectual Property (IP) Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) is an online training platform and is operated between Underwriters Laboratories…

The International Intellectual Property (IP) Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) is an online training platform and is operated between Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and INTERPOL. IIPCIC is the premier training center for global law enforcement, regulatory authorities and private sector investigators to receive the critical knowledge needed to combat current and emerging threats from IP Crime. The College aims to equip global investigators with the skills necessary to effectively combat transnational organized IP crime. To learn more, click on the button below.

Be Safe Buy Real

UL‘s World Anti-Counterfeiting Week campaign BE SAFE BUY REAL is an annual global campaign designed to raise awareness among governments,…

UL‘s World Anti-Counterfeiting Week campaign BE SAFE BUY REAL is an annual global campaign designed to raise awareness among governments, law enforcement, educators, industries and societies of the negative health, safety and economic consequences of counterfeiting.