ERT Poster and Brochure

ERT Poster and Brochure

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24-Hour Hotline: 1-855-245-9997

For District 3: 1-866-526-3480

When a workplace tragedy occurs, the USW is here to help

The union's Emergency Response Team (ERT) relies on notification from our local unions as quickly as possible following a fatality or catastrophic incident. In the event of a workplace fatality or life-altering injury to any Steelworker, the local should notify its staff representative and the ERT as soon as possible.

ERT Poster and Brochure (pdf)

Have the victim's name and the USW local number available, as well as the employer's name.

During emergencies call 911.

Emergency Response Team: 1-855-245-9997

For District 3: 1-866-526-3480

Health and safety questions:

USW Canadian National Office: 416-487-1571
USW District 3: 604-683-1117
USW District 5: 514-382-9596
USW District 6: 416-243-8792
Do not use the hotline for routine requests.

United Steelworkers Emergency Response Team members are dispatched as soon as possible following a workplace fatality or catastrophic incident.

The ERT offers caring and compassionate support to USW members, families and co-workers dealing with a workplace tragedy: