OWNER: Scott Armour
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About the Owner.
J. Scott Armour, M.S.
Professional Experience in
Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Public Health, Research, Consulting, Training, Management, Non-Profit.
Mold Remediation. Moisture Control.
Biological Contamination. Infection Control.
Building Science. Indoor Air Quality.
Scott Armour earned his Master of Science degree in Health Science from California State University in 1993 where he specialized in Environmental and Occupational Health (specializing in Industrial Hygiene).
He is also a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (B.A. in Sociology with a science background typical of pre-med studies).
He currently is President of Armour Applied Science, LLC, an environmental health and safety consulting and training firm.
His professional background spans a variety of industries, including public health, non-profit environmental health advocacy, research, industrial hygiene, OSHA/DOT/EPA compliance, education, and bio-safety.
Scott is a specialist and nationally recognized expert in Indoor Environmental Quality. His practice focuses on Mold & Moisture, Green Building, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Systems Management. He is regularly hired to provide litigation support in insurance, liability, and causation disputes.
In Addition, some of his industry participation has included:
- Director, Indoor Air Quality Association Cleveland Chapter. Since September of 2008, Scott has led the Chapter, helping to create a unique forum in Northern Ohio for education and awareness of indoor environments, health, and sustainability. Each month, the chapter holds a free seminar. They are the only IAQA Chapter to hold monthly meetings, and have never missed a month so far.
- In Summer 2008, Scott was one of the founding members of the IAQA Green Initiative Committee; helping to bring green information and awareness to the more then 5000 national members of Indoor Air Quality Association.
- For two years was on the Board of Advisors to the American Indoor Air Quality Council which is now responsible for providing the industry’s highest quality independent certifications for indoor air quality and mold professionals.
- For three years was the Chair and Sub-Chair of the Inspection and Preliminary Determination sub-committee of the S520 Mold Remediation Standard. He was instrumental in initiating and facilitating substantive improvements to the revised version. Published by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in 2003 and again in 2007, the S520 is recognized alongside other national mold remediation documents as a standard of care for mold remediation.
- Author of the proprietary program, M4: Mold and Moisture Management and Maintenance. This comprehensive program is designed to help building owners avoid negligence, control liability, and prevent the need for extensive mold remediation. The program is designed to be used as a comprehensive risk management tool. It is currently being converted for field use with tablet PC devices.
- Advisor to the current version of the New York City Department of Health Mold Remediation Guidelines, published in 2008.
Exam Committee Subject Matter Expert at the National Registry of Environmental Professionals (NREP) for both the Certified Environmental Systems Manager (CESM) and the Indoor Air Quality Manager (IAQM). He also sat on the NREP Toxic Mold committees. The CESM recognizes the ability to consult and train the ISO 14001 environmental management system. ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted quality management system designed to help an organization achieve continual improvement of it’s environmental performance, assure and monitor legal compliance, and lessen it’s impact on the environment and people.
- Member of Cleveland Green Building Coalition, Green Contractors Association, Entrepreneurs 4 Sustainability, and the U.S. Green Building Council.
- He is trained as a LEED accredited professional and provides consulting and analysis services to the high performance and sustainable building industry.
For three years Scott was an adjunct faculty member at University of Findlay as principal instructor for state accredited Lead Abatement Certification courses and instructor for IAQ and ISO 14000 Environmental Management Systems courses. During that period he trained more students than all other state accredited trainers combined. His mold courses for Environmental Professionals pre-dated by several years the national awareness of mold as a health and building issue.
Scott was Deputy Project Director for the City of Cleveland Department of Public Health, where he was responsible for project management and day-to-day oversight of a $9 million HUD lead abatement grant. He streamlined and created a project planning tool that accomplished an unprecedented completion of home abatements.
While at the Public Health Department, he had first-hand experience with the controversial infant bleeding lung illness blamed on the “black mold” Stachybotrys in the mid ‘90’s. He wrote and presented numerous times on topic.
During that same time he was project coordinator for a unique EPA Whole House Initiative grant project (later known as Healthy Homes) which researched mold remediation.
Scott has presented seminars on Mold & Moisture to over two thousand people for groups such as environmental and public health professionals, lawyers, contractors, building managers, subsidized and affordable housing professionals, architects, spec writers, maintenance personnel, and insurance professionals.
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