Posts Tagged ‘UL’

Safety Scorecard

Culture Of Workplace Safety Can Deliver Bottom Line Results

Traditionally, companies have kept their health and safety functions separate, hindering collaboration even though it is crucial for organizations to integrate these... ...Read More...

workplace health safety

New Approaches To Workplace Health And Safety

UL's New Science provides research and resources to help companies protect the health and safety of today's changing workforce... ...Read More...

3 hour firewall

The Post‐Frame Fire Wall: New, Tested, And Economical

An hourly rated wall—rated as high as three hours—is often required to separate building areas or occupancy types to meet the IBC requirement for life safety. For architects, builders, and engineers, that traditionally has meant using a rated eight‐inch or 10‐inch concrete block wall on a concrete foundation, but with this recent test exceeding hour‐rating expectations, that may no longer be the... ...Read More...

ICC, UL Collaborate On New ANSI Standard For Landscape Irrigation Controllers

The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical... ...Read More...

UL Environment Revises Odor Control Standard

The updated UL 2796 helps to protect health while still ensuring effective odor... ...Read More...

Fire stopping

New Public Service Video’s Proper Firestop Methods Aim To Increase Fire Safety In Buildings

The video depicts a full-scale room fire at UL's Northbrook, IL, test facility and compares non-compliant firestop systems performance to compliant firestop penetration and joint systems in accordance with ASTM E814 (UL-1479) and ASTM E1966 (UL-2079),... ...Read More...