Have a conversation with your pool provider about the correct use and Installation of safety devices like; safety ropes, child safety barriers, pool surface alarms and safety covers. Every pool should be surrounded by a locked and gated fence in compliance with the National Spa and Pool Institute’s guidelines, as well as with local building and safety codes. Safety should be the first priority of any new or existing pool owner. Make sure to take all the necessary steps to assure that you, your friends, family and anyone else in or around your pool are familiar with the guidelines of its safe and sensible use. Smart pool owners urge their guests to not use it under the influence of alcohol, drugs, stimulants, prescription medications or anything else that could in any way hinder their judgement or abilities.