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Quiz: Are you safe in your backyard?

Find out if you’re safe outside

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Lightning is frightening; protect yourself and your home

How to prepare your home from lightning storms

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Conserve water, save the future

World Water Day reminds everyone it’s our responsibility to conserve water

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Where there’s smoke, there should be smoke alarms

As time springs forward, stay ahead of fire safety

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Give yourself a break at work!

Small breaks increase workplace health and happiness

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Healthy tips to prevent allergies while dining out

Follow these “well-done” tips on how to prevent allergic attacks at restaurants


Get charged up about battery safety

Staying safe with lithium-ion batteries

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How UL tests diapers with sophisticated sniff tests

An inside look at one of UL’s scientific product evaluations


6 tips to stay healthy and avoid getting sick this winter

UL’s employee workplace health and safety expert weighs in on how to prevent the norovirus

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How to prepare for severe winter weather

Keep your family safe through blizzards, storms and extreme cold

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Protect yourself from counterfeit products and fraud when shopping online

9 tips when you’re making online purchases

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Are Connected Toys Putting Your Kids at Risk?

Key steps to take when shopping for kids

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Are food trucks safe? Here’s how to tell

5 ways to check


The Dangers of Lasers in Toys and Other Products

Prevent serious eye injuries with these tips

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6 steps to stay safe when cooking for a crowd

Smart ways to safely cook large amounts of food this holiday season