However, most of these accidents are easily avoidable.
Seems like so much death should be avoidable in this day and age.
It can also have a positive impact on the environment overall by resulting in less of a strain on existing water and sewage treatment facilities and cutting down on avoidable water pollution problems.
Too many paddlers have lost time on the water whilst recuperating from an operation which, with precautions, is largely avoidable.
In certain situations, however, exposure is avoidable.