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Hands-on Fire Extinguisher Training

Students recently had the opportunity to practice putting out a real fire following a hands-on fire extinguisher training. In the past, HPU has partnered with the High Point Fire Department to provide hands-on training in a virtual setting with the Bullex Fire Extinguisher. The training teaches students how to properly use an extinguisher and understand […]

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SECURITY RANKED NO. 12 IN THE NATION

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2015 – The High Point University campus has been commended for safety again. The security team is ranked 12th in the Education category out of 500 security programs in the nation that were reviewed by SECURITY Magazine. The rankings were determined by public records, data supplied by participating enterprises and […]

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Kitchen fire safety

Cooking is responsible for thousands of fires nationally each year. Practice smart cooking to minimize your risk.   Stay safe in the kitchen: Never leave a hot stove unattended. Know where your nearest fire extinguisher is. Turn the oven off as soon as you finish cooking.

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Ebola preparedness overview

The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, with affected countries in West Africa and isolated cases in the United States. Symptoms of Ebola include fever, severe headache, muscle pain, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, and unexplained hemorrhaging. Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to Ebola, but the average is 8 […]

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