Health, Safety & Environment Conference


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We are pleased to announce that the 2023 USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference will convene on Monday, April 17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and Westin Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.

This invitation should be extended to health, safety and environment activists, local union leadership and if you choose your management colleagues, but your employer cannot send more management members than union members. 

In accordance with our established policy, the International Union will not be responsible for the cost of delegate(s) participation. Your local union must bear any expenses for attendance, including airfare and hotel fees.

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact the USW Health, Safety and Environment Department by calling (412) 562-2581 or email 


Click here to register online. 

Online registration will open Tuesday, November 1, 2022 and will close Monday, April 10, 2023. 

There will be a registration fee of $450 U.S.

If paying by check, make payable to “USW Secretary-Treasurer” and send it to: 

United Steelworkers 
60 Boulevard of the Allies 
Health, Safety & Environment Department, Room 902 
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
Attention: Connie Brown 

Please indicate on the subject line of your check or attach a list of the name(s) of the individual(s) you are registering with that payment and include a copy of the registration form(s). It is important that you do this so that we can match your check to the registration. 


A block of rooms has been set aside at the hotels listed below. Rooms are limited, so please book early.

The cutoff date for booking hotel room reservations is Friday March 24, 2023.

Hotel reservations can be made either by phone or online. Please use the information below to contact the hotel directly. If making arrangements directly with the hotel, identify yourself as an attendee of the 2023 United Steelworkers Health, Safety and Environment Conference.

All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. One night’s deposit is required. Hotel cancellations will be accepted 72 hours before the day of your arrival; if a cancellation is not made, the room charge and tax will be billed to the credit card on file. Please note, check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out time is noon. 

Westin Hotel – FULLY BOOKED!

Omni William Penn Hotel – FULLY BOOKED!

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites – FULLY BOOKED!

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone/Reservations: (412) 391-4600
$145 per night, plus applicable taxes/fees
Click here to make your reservation.

In cooperation with Direct Travel, Inc., we made special arrangements for air transportation to the conference. Reservations can be made by calling (877) 499-1149 and selecting prompt “4” (group meetings). When calling Direct Travel, identify yourself as a participant in the 2023 United Steelworkers Health, Safety and Environment Conference. 


Sunday, April 16:
12 to 8 p.m. -- Union-Only Onsite Delegate Registration

Monday, April 17:
7:30 to 9:30 a.m. -- Union-Only Session Onsite Delegate Registration
3 to 5 p.m. -- Management Session Onsite Delegate Registration

Tuesday, April 18:
7 to 8 a.m. -- Management Session Onsite Delegate Registration

Note from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center: The Convention Center is now cashless! This means that all transactions at the Convention Center for vendors and such will only accept credit and debit cards. Thank you in advance for understanding!