The OIG 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 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 Yearsort descending Report Title Issue Date Report Number Financial Value Status Recommendation Management Response
2019 Postal Service’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance Process 08/22/2019 SM-AR-19-006 $0 Open R - 2 -- Create Standard Work Instructions to provide maintenance management detailed operating procedures and job aids related to their Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning preventive maintenance responsibilities. Agree
2019 Management Alert - Charter Flights 09/05/2019 NL-MT-19-002 $0 Open R - 2 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2019 Informed Visibility Vulnerability Assessment 10/12/2018 IT-AR-19-001 $0 Open R - 2 -- review the controls identified in the Center for Internet Security benchmarks and consider them for inclusion into the published standard. Disagree
2019 Salary and Wage Rate Retention 09/20/2019 FT-AR-19-009 $0 Open R - 2 -- Develop and implement a plan to periodically identify and address employees no longer eligible for salary and wage rate retention status. Agree
2019 Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division 04/19/2019 HR-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Establish an oversight mechanism to ensure inventory and tracking of O keys is conducted by responsible personnel as required. Agree
2019 Impact of Prescribed Opioids on Postal Service Employees Under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Program 06/06/2019 SAT-AR-19-002 $0 Open R - 4 -- Develop a comprehensive, ongoing drug abuse and addiction educational program based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Safety Council guidance with, at a minimum, annual distribution to all Postal Service employees. Agree
2019 Issues Identified in the Outbound International Mail Market 09/23/2019 CP-MT-19-001 $0 Open R - 1 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2019 Mail Delivery Issues - Broadview Station - Atlanta, GA 08/06/2019 DRT-AR-19-014 $0 Open R - 1 -- Instruct the unit management to update and sign integrated Operating Plan/Mail Arriving Profile. Agree
2019 Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review 08/15/2019 IT-AR-19-004 $0 Open R - 4 -- Some or all of the recommendation is not publicly available due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act. Agree
2019 Mail Delivery Issues – Ohio Valley District 08/27/2019 DR-AR-19-007 $0 Open R - 2 -- Instruct delivery unit supervisors to properly report occurrences of delayed mail in the Customer Service Daily Reporting System. Agree

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This Recommendation Dashboard provides information on recommendations that the Postal Service can address without external party action. To view closed recommendations, click here. Also, click here to see recommendations that may require additional action by external parties.

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