Underwriters Laboratories, Canada
Project Owner/Client : ULC
ULC…Working for a safer world
: Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety organization with a long reputation as a Canadian leader in product safety standards development, testing, and certification.
Founded in 1920, ULC is a key architect of the Canadian National Safety System, administered by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). ULC’s time-tested system supports governmental product safety regulations, and it complements federal, provincial, and municipal public safety initiatives. As an affiliate of Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) and the UL family of companies worldwide, ULC also works with other governments and international safety systems to help further international trade with adherence to local and international safety requirements.
Standards for Safety
: ULC publishes and maintains close to 300 Canadian safety standards and other related documents. These standards play an important part in improving public safety. ULC employs a consensus-based process of developing effective product safety standards, using input from consumers, manufacturers, government agencies, users, regulatory authorities and other interested parties.
Making products safer for people
: ULC evaluates a broad range of products, components, materials and systems for compliance to specific requirements. Today, ULC helps companies bring safer products to Canadian and global marketplaces.
ULC’s safety certification services include testing, evaluation and factory surveillance of products to Canadian and international standards for safety. These certifications enhance the safety of products as well as the public’s confidence in their compliance. Consumers, retailers, insurers, distributors and regulators recognize our familiar Marks as trusted symbols of safety.
Marks that appear on Canadian products include :
Butler Group was hired for monitoring, expediting, inspection and construction witnessing of duct installation work from June 2001 to September 2002.