Four Behavioral Whitewater Hazards

Four Behavioral Whitewater Hazards

In this video Zach covers four things you can do to be responsible on the river. These are hazards that are completely in our control and can be mitigated with good decision making.

  1. Wear a PFD (Personal Flotation Device)
  2. Dress for the water temperature
  3. Avoid drugs and alcohol while on the river
  4. Avoid one boat trips

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Whitewater Fatalities Visualization

Here is a visualization of causes of whitewater fatalities, courtesy of the American Whitewater Accident Database. By mitigating these four behavioral hazards, we significantly decrease the chances of these circumstances occurring.

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