2017 Triangle of Prevention Conference

Triangle of PreventionWe are pleased to announce the 2017 TOP Conference to be held in Philadelphia, Pa., on Sept. 26-29, 2017. This invitation is extended to the following: TOP Representative, TOP Alternate Representative, Local Union Leadership, Unit Chairs, Health and Safety Chairs and your management colleagues. Click here for the original call letter.

USW Local Union 10-1 will be hosting the conference at their union hall, located at 26 West Winona Avenue, Norwood, PA 19074. There are a block of rooms reserved at the Sheraton Suites-Philadelphia Airport at a cost of $139 per night. You can make your hotel reservation by calling 800-325-3535 and referencing the USW TOP Conference or by clicking here. The cut-off date for booking your hotel room is Sept. 4, 2017. Check-in is on Monday, Sept. 25 and check-out is Friday, Sept. 29. If flying, you will fly in and out of Philadelphia International Airport.

Tuesday, Sept. 26 and Wednesday, Sept. 27 are labor/management days of the conference. We will have trainings and discussions related to the function of the TOP Program. Presentation of the Glenn Erwin and Fallen Workers’ Memorial Awards will be held on Tuesday afternoon. A union-only day will be Thursday, Sept. 28 with the election of members to the TOP Advisory Group.

To register for the conference, please contact Linda Cook at lcook@uswtmc.org. Provide Linda with a list of the attendees’ names and titles, including management participants.

TOP Awards


Do you know of a TOP Site and Local Union whose achievements revealing significant health and safety improvements and/or collective involvement within the program are worthy of recognition? If so, click here and nominate them for a TOP Award. All nominations are due by Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.