What is it that disturbs you about orders?
They're terrifying! If you ordered me to chew my fingers off, I'd do it! If I'm ordered to destroy all the turtles in the world, I would try to carry the order out!
Safeguards would… no, it's not hurting humans. It is an order. Nuts. You would do it.
If you have a system set up where a single person can cause an extinction level event, it's time to re-examine that system.