Pool Safety Facts

Pool Safety Fact

Pool fence barriers should be used to help prevent younger children from accessing the pool area. There is 83% less risk of a child drowning where a four-sided isolation pool safety fence has been installed compared to three-sided property line fencing.
Source: Center For Disease Control

For every single child that drowns there are four children hospitalized for near drowning incidents.
Source: Center For Disease Control.

One-third of near drowning victims survive, but suffer significant impairments or permanent brain damage.
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics

Studies estimate that this type pool safety fencing could prevent 50 to 90 percent of childhood drownings in residential pools.
Source: Shands Safe Kids

Children can drown in the short amount of time it takes to answer a telephone call.
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission


The US Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends pool safety barriers!