USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews – South Florida District

Background 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 (OSHA) safety laws. Our fieldwork was completed before the President of the U.S. issued the national emergency declaration concerning the novel coronavirus disease…

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USPS: New coronavirus website launches

The Postal Service has introduced a website to provide customers and employees with the latest information on the organization’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The site, available at about.usps.com/newsroom/covid-19, explains how USPS — an essential public service during the crisis — is continuing operations while striving to protect employees and customers. Customers working from home,…

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USPS: Coronavirus guidance for kiosks issued

USPS wants Post Offices with more than one self-service kiosk to make sure customers can maintain social distancing while conducting transactions. Accessible 24 hours a day in many locations, self-service kiosks allow customers to purchase print-on-demand stamps, ship packages, look up ZIP Codes and renew PO Boxes. USPS, in its role as an essential service,…

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USPS Statement on Coronavirus (4/29/20)

Media Statement – COVID-19 April 29, 2020 The United States Postal Service is proud of the work our more than 600,000 employees play in processing, transporting, and delivering mail and packages for the American public. We provide a vital public service that is a part of this nation’s critical infrastructure. The Postal Service has a…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Retail lobby equipment — social distancing (4/25/20)

On a daily basis, our customers transact business using our self-service kiosks (SSKs). Providing retail access as well as safeguarding the well-being of our customers is a high priority, especially in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). To ensure the health of our employees and customers, we are continuing to follow recommended guidance and…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-up Talk: COVID-19 supplies — purchasing updates

If you need to reimburse employees for COVID-19 supplies they provided, use PS Form 2551, Non-Goods and Non-Services — Payment Authorization. It can be found by going to the Accounting home page on Blue and selecting the e-IWS Online Forms Toolkit. On the Toolkit page, scroll down to the PS Form 2551 Job Aid and…

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USPS has millions of surgical masks on hand — Order them!

From: Dean, Rickey R – Washington, DC <rickey.r.dean@usps.gov> Sent: Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:31 AM To: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Cc: Mills, David E – Washington, DC <david.e.mills@usps.gov> Subject: RE: masks Topeka now has millions of surgical masks on hand. They just need to order them. Rickey Rickey R Dean Manager Contract Administration (APWU) U. S….

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USPS: New guidance issued for retail employees

The Postal Service is providing retail employees with new guidelines to help them practice social distancing on the job during the coronavirus pandemic. The guidelines are based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which advises people to stay at least 6 feet apart from each other in public to help prevent…

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