9. Your supervisor reviews a safety procedure with you, but from what you previously learned, you know part of what he explained is not correct.
What would you most and least likely do?
Don’t say anything since he is your supervisor.
Ask a question that may help him figure out that he was incorrect.
Explain the way you learned the procedure and ask if he is sure about the information he shared.
Tell him he is wrong about the procedure before he says anything else.
ML Explain the way you learned the procedure and ask if he is sure about the information he shared.
This reply expresses your concern of knowing the proper safety procedures and identify the importance of them. It is possible that either you or your supervisor may not have the correct information, or he just explained it differently from how you previously learned. Expressing this misunderstanding with him will allow you both to clarify what the proper procedure is. It is best to be direct and ask questions, especially when it pertains to safety.
LL Don’t say anything since he is your supervisor.
This response demonstrates a negligence and lack of concern for safety procedures. Part of a Mail Handler’s duty is to exercise a normal regard for safety of self and others, therefore it is always important to be aware of and discuss safety procedures. If you had selected the response where you told your supervisor he was wrong before allowing him to finish reviewing the procedure, you may have discovered the information that you had learned previously was actually incorrect.