Management Assistance Report: Health and Safety Concerns Identified Related to Armored Vehicle Disposals

AUD-SI-17-20
    Report Contents
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    Recommendation Number
    1
    Closed Implemented Significant

    OIG recommends that the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, in coordination with the Directorate for Operations, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, Office of Safety, Health, and Environmental Management, develop and implement specific safety guidance for the disposal of armored vehicles overseas. The guidance should reference obligatory occupational health and safety standards, instruct how to conduct an Activity Hazard Analyses in accordance with Overseas Buildings Operations requirements, specify that Activity Hazard Analyses must be performed during the pre-award contract phase, and mandate specialized health and safety training for post personnel involved in armored vehicle disposals in order that they may verify contractor compliance with required occupational health and safety standards.

    Recommendation Number
    2
    Closed Implemented Significant

    OIG recommends that the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, in coordination with the Directorate for Operations, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, Office of Safety, Health, and Environmental Management, develop a contract template for overseas posts to use for armored vehicle disposal contracts. The template should include specific contract clauses relating to occupational health and safety standards for contractors performing vehicle disposals.