OIG’s Office of Audit makes recommendations to the United States Postal Service to correct deficiencies and encourage improvements in the safety, economy, efficiency, and management of the Department’s programs and operation.

Our audit report findings and conclusions explain the basis for the specific corrective actions we recommend. This Recommendation Dashboard provides more information than ever before about the current status of OIG recommendations, which we plan to update on a weekly basis.

Fiscal Year Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2018 Bank Deposit Procedures - Bronx, NY, Botanical Station 06/22/2018 FCS-FM-18-018 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reiterate to Botanical Station Post Office personnel policies for the appropriate level of security for advance deposits. Agree
2018 Facility Condition Review Capping Report 06/21/2018 SM-AR-18-005 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop a robust training program to holistically address facility condition awareness, protocols, monitoring, and reporting; and devise a communication plan to disseminate to all employees. Agree
2018 Facility Condition Review Capping Report 06/21/2018 SM-AR-18-005 $0 Open R - 1 -- Ensure that corrective actions area management claims to have taken have been properly implemented and the issue(s) no longer exists; and initiate work orders to resolve outstanding issues and provide adequate documentation to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General to support actions taken. Agree
2018 Facility Condition Review Capping Report 06/21/2018 SM-AR-18-005 $0 Open R - 3 -- Develop a robust training program to holistically address facility safety inspection protocols, documentation, and reporting. Additionally, implement an oversight mechanism to hold local management and district inspectors accountable for accurately documenting safety issues. Disagree
2018 Opioid Safety Preparedness 06/18/2018 HR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 1 -- Reinforce current suspicious mail protocols and issue communication specific to synthetic opioids to all employees. Disagree
2018 Opioid Safety Preparedness 06/18/2018 HR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 3 -- Formally document the prescribed frequency of twice per year for the Recognizing and Handling Suspicious Mail Stand-up Talk to be conducted. Agree
2018 Opioid Safety Preparedness 06/18/2018 HR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 5 -- Develop a communication strategy to ensure approved mailers of controlled substances are aware of Postal Service Publication 52: Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail. Agree
2018 Opioid Safety Preparedness 06/18/2018 HR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Identify which hazardous and suspicious mail Learning Management System courses should be mandatory, and promote completion to intended employee audiences to reinforce compliance with protocols. Disagree
2018 Opioid Safety Preparedness 06/18/2018 HR-AR-18-006 $0 Open R - 4 -- Execute Narcan deployment strategy as planned, and assess whether Narcan should be deployed at additional facilities. Agree
2018 Domestic Preference in Vehicle Contracts 06/07/2018 SM-AR-18-004 $0 Open R - 2 -- Revise the domestic preference certification process for proposals to make the supplier certification more explicit in affirming end products are domestic, and ensure deviation letters are developed for identified exceptions. Agree

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