Mike Snyder has over 30 years of experience transforming safety performance and improving leadership capabilities across the world. Before joining DEKRA Process Safety, Snyder was global director of safety, industrial hygiene, and loss prevention for Dow Corning. While there, he led international programs in employee health and safety, emergency preparedness, and chemical process safety. He also assured his company’s commitment to continual improvement of health, safety, and environmental performance through the chemical industry's global Responsible Care™ initiative.

Snyder is actively engaged in the global thought leadership areas of loss prevention and chemical process safety, serving as a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards Council and the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Advisory Board. He also brings extensive experience from the municipal emergency service sector, having served as a fire marshal and fire chief of a local fire department.

Snyder holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Cornell University and a master of science in occupational safety and health from Columbia Southern University. He is a licensed professional engineer and a certified safety professional, as well as a certified fire protection specialist.

15 Posts in 13 Topics by 2 members

Topic Posts Last Post
What safety issues arise with pressure relief valve leaks? 31 October 2018 by Anonymous CP Reader 2
What is your opinion about performing hot work when there's only single isolation protection as opposed to double block and bleed? 3 April 2018 by Anonymous CP Reader 2
What are the advantages of moving in the direction of probability over consequences? And what is the difference? 3 April 2018 by Anonymous CP Reader 2
Should retightening a flange that is leaking in operation be considered hot work? 3 April 2018 by Anonymous CP Reader 2
How would you suggest a small company (under 50 employees and very limited resources) approach process safety management? 3 April 2018 by Anonymous CP Reader 2
How many individuals are required to satisfy OSHA's three PHA team roles? 23 July 2015 by Anonymous CP Reader 3
Regarding management of change, can you offer guidelines that help me to evaluate the level of risk for the change? 2 March 2015 by Anonymous CP Reader 2
Color coding for pipes 18 October 2006 by Dennis Hendershot 3
Is there a way to avoid classifying a finished good based on the hazards of the individual raw materials? 21 October 2014 by Anonymous CP Reader 2
What are the key areas to target during a technical reassessment of the overall overpressure protection of the revamped process? 17 June 2014 by Anonymous CP Reader 2