B. If there is an emergency situation in an office, the first concern is for the employees and the public. Should it become necessary to evacuate a building, management will take precautions to guarantee the safety of employees and visitors to the facility. Individuals ordinarily will not be readmitted until it is determined in conjunction with whatever expert resources have been called in depending on the circumstances, that there is no longer danger to the evacuated personnel. "Expert resources" may include, but are not limited to, local police departments, the Federal Protective Service, local fire departments, appropriate health authorities, etc.  The Union health and safety committee members or Union health and safety representatives will be notified as soon possible regarding the emergency situation.

C. An abatement plan will be prepared if the abatement of an unsafe or unhealthy working condition will not be possible within 30 calendar days. Such plan shall contain an explanation of the circumstances of the delay in abatement, a proposed timetable for the abatement, and a summary of steps being taken in the interim to protect employees from being injured as a result of the unsafe or unhealthy working conditions.

D. When a hazard cannot be abated without assistance of the General Service Administration or other Federal lessor agency, the Employer shall act with the lessor agency in its attempts to secure abatement.

Section 5--Training

A. Union committee members will be offered equivalent training given to management's committee members but not less than 16 hours. Each designated onsite health and safety representative will receive 4 hours per year of health and safety training.  Such training will be excluded from any bank or block of official time.

B. Members of field component national health and safety committees shall be offered a reasonable amount of health and safety training to allow coordination of unresolved local issues.

C. Nothing prohibits the parties from agreeing to additional health and safety training.

D. The Employer will continue to provide employees with the appropriate orientation and/or training that the Employer deems necessary to perform their jobs safely.  Such training shall include instructions in the proper work methods to be used and proper use of required equipment.

Section 6--Identification of Local Health Service Needs

A. The Administration and the Union recognize the need and agree to