The Future of Safety Science: Research and Fire Investigation

Register now:

Research and Fire Investigation

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 1:00 PM (Eastern (New York, New York))

Fire investigations are conducted using a systematic approach based on the scientific method. First, the investigator identifies and defines the problem. Next, they collect and analyze data to develop their hypotheses. Then they test their hypotheses and select the right one. Sounds simple, but it’s not. UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute (FSRI) conducts research to improve fire investigations by providing cutting-edge information on fire dynamics in structures and the impact of ventilation on fire patterns while generating data that can be used to test hypotheses. Why is research needed to support fire investigation now more than ever? How do experts reconstruct a fire? How does this research improve fire investigation? Does this research improve the safety of fire investigators? Join the conversation.

In The Future of Safety Science webinar series, we explore new careers, connect with experts from an array of disciplines and prepare you for your path forward.

Register for Research and Fire Investigation on this page or you can register for the entire series here.

Small header, 6 words or less recommended

General single column text area spanning width of page with 500-character count sample length. Text may contain bullets, numbered lists, text links. Here is a great place to use our messaging framework. UL applies science and objective authority to help people navigate market risk and complexity, and advance the responsible development, production, marketing, and use of the world’s products and innovations.

  • Enhance sustainability
  • Build workplace excellence
  • Protect brand reputation
  • Advance societal well-being
  • Deliver quality and performance
  • Confirm conformance
  • Demonstrate safety
  • Manage transparency
  • Strengthen security
Feature call-out box text, 10 words/80 characters recommended