Collisions, on the other hand, are preventable, and derailments nearly so, and the records of deaths and injuries in this class in successive years are therefore justly taken as an index to the efficiency with which the railways are managed.
Most actions that result in wounds are preventable.
Most accidental poisonings are preventable.
dysfunctional spleen remains largely preventable.
However, 90% of such injuries are thought to be preventable with the use of protective eyewear.