Drowning is the number one cause of accidental death for children 1-4 years old. Multiple layers of protection are the solution. The more layers of protection in place, the safer the pool and the closer you are to a fail-safe system.

How Many Layers of Protection Do You Have in Place?

  • High locks on all doors and windows that lead to the pool
  • Alarms on all the doors and windows that lead to the pool
  • No doggy door/sealed doggy door leading to the pool
  • Pool safety fence with a self-closing, self-latching gate between the home and pool that isolates the pool
  • Automatic pool safety cover
  • Pool net
  • Perimeter fence around the entire backyard
  • Children under 5 wear personal immersion alarms, e.g. Safety Turtle
  • Alarm in the pool that detects entry
  • All children in the house over 12 months old have completed/are enrolled in swim survival training
  • All adults in the house know how to swim
  • All adults