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Safety Tips and Tricks Video

Make Sure Your Nonverbal Communication is Sending the Right Message

Welcome to 2024!

This year, we will be trying new formats of sharing Safety Tips.  Our first set of tips for 2024 is a two-minute video and can be found here at this link:

Being able to successfully de-escalate a crisis starts with good communication.  Make sure that your verbal, paraverbal, and nonverbal communication match. It is the easiest way to effectively communicate your message. 

“Be mindful of your gestures, facial expressions, movements, and tone of voice. Keeping your tone and body language neutral will go a long way toward defusing a situation.” (


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