USPS OIG Management Alert – Property Condition Issues at Spring Garden Station

While conducting a site visit for the Employee Safety – Postal Service COVID-19 Response audit, we identified building maintenance and safety issues at Philadelphia’s Spring Garden Station that were not directly related to the scope of the audit. Specifically, we identified 30 deficiencies ranging from minor to more serious violations. We believe these issues warrant…

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USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews – Northern NJ District

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of facility conditions at the Short Hills, Roseville, and Wood Ridge Post Offices in the Northern New Jersey District. The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and…

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USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews – South Jersey District Post Offices

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of facility conditions at the Belmar (owned), Normandy Beach (leased), and Spring Lake (leased) post offices in the South Jersey District. The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and…

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USPS OIG: Facility Condition Reviews – Mid-Carolinas, Greater Indiana Districts

Waynesville, Lake Junaluska, and Clyde Post Offices Background The Waynesville (owned), Lake Junaluska (leased), and Clyde (leased) Post Offices are in the Mid-Carolinas District. The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration…

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USPS OIG Report: Facility Conditions, Delayed Mail, and Staffing Levels in Albuquerque, NM

Objective The OIG received two congressional requests. One request came from former U.S. House of Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham and another from Senator Tom Udall on September 5 and September 19, 2018, respectively. Their requests asked the OIG to assess allegations of unsafe facility conditions, delayed and unprocessed mail, and understaffing at post office (PO)…

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USPS OIG: Is the Postal Service Saving Maintenance Workhours as Planned?

Project Title: Effectiveness of the U.S. Postal Service’s maintenance optimization initiative in the Southern Area Start Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: November 2018 The Postal Service’s Five-Year Strategic Plan – Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to 2021 outlines an initiative to evaluate, right-size, and equip the mail-processing infrastructure and transportation networks to…

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USPS OIG: Facility Condition Review-Capping Report

Objective The objectives of the audit were to identify trends or systemic issues identified from previous OIG facility condition reviews (FCRs) of Postal Service retail facilities and assess the effectiveness of management’s corrective actions. During fiscal years 2016–2017, the OIG conducted a series of facility condition reviews at 149 retail facilities nationwide. This report summarizes…

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USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews — Western Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service has more than 30,000 leased and owned retail facilities nationwide. Over 7,100 of these facilities are in the Western Area. The Post Office lobby is the principal business office of the Postal Service. The lobby’s appearance directly affects the USPS’s image because it is the only close-up view of postal…

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