In response to a request from The Monitoring Association (TMA), UL published a statement March 16 on Monitoring Station Certifications as members worked to minimize the impact of COVID-19. An initial set of guidelines for virtual workplaces was then created for stations considering at-home operators as part of their contingency planning.

Since then, it’s become clear that health risk mitigation measures will likely be required for longer than originally anticipated. UL now seeks feedback from industry stakeholders that rely on UL certifications as part of their own risk management programs to review the updated guideline revisions, which are intended to better define virtual workplace security measures.

Security professionals are asked to review the revised draft of Virtual Workplace Guidelines that incorporate some initial suggestions. 

Steve Schmit, senior staff engineer at UL, will review the draft guidelines at TMA’s Virtual Town Hall on Monday, April 20 at 11 a.m. ET. Share questions and comments during the Virtual Town Hall, or send your comments directly to Steve at 

The draft document is available for review on the TMA website in addition to a vast, curated repository of reference materials.