In the days after a dramatic weather event such as a hurricane, tornado, flood, blizzard or ice storm, people, communities and professionals are doing their best to cope and improve situations, often improvising in order to make do without access to services or equipment. To help everyone avoid injury and harm, we offer safety advice on a variety of critical topics.
UL, a global leader in advancing safety science, is committed to helping make the world safer. We are providing a variety of articles and timely advice, tips and best practices on how to prevent injury, best manage and stay safe in the aftermath of storms and floods. These materials can help you do your job better or keep you and your family better protected from the risks associated with storm aftereffects.
We encourage everyone to read this material and become better informed. To download our guides, click one of the links below.
Flood Immersed Electrical Wiring and Equipment (PDF)
Critical Lifesaving Post Storm Guide (PDF)
Operating Portable Generators (PDF)
Restoring Your Flooded Residential Property (PDF)
Restoring Your Flooded Commercial Property (PDF)
UL Assistance Evaluating Water-Damaged Equipment (PDF)
Consumer Food Safety (PDF)
Commercial Food Equipment Safety (PDF)
Dealing With Extreme Cold After The Storm (PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment For Storm Recovery (PDF)
Water Safety After The Storm (PDF)
Protecting Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (PDF)
Using Candles Safely During Power Outages (PDF)
Home Heating Safety After The Storm (PDF)