What’s the all-time most important rule for every pool owner? Ok… besides “No Peeing in the Pool.” At Pool Pros, it’s Safety First. Safety is important for people of all ages, but children are especially vulnerable to pool safety hazards since drowning is a leading cause of death for children. For young children under five years old, 26% died in a drowning accident according to the Centers for Disease Control. As a responsible pool owner, it’s up to you to make sure to protect your loved ones by implementing strict pool safety rules.