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J. Scott Armour, MS, CESM, RS
EHS Professional/Colleague and EHS Association Committee Member with whom
RL Enterprizes, Inc.'s President/CEO associates with


Armour Applied Science, LLC
Providing services for lead and indoor air quality issues including sampling (XRF), mold and moisture investigations, remediation planning and design, spec writing, project consulting, management, oversight, risk assessments, lead executive overview and O&M training, ISO 14000 Environmental Management Systems training and consulting, and combustion engineering and consulting.
Creative Solutions and Environmental Response Systems
Senior Consultant/Trainer:
Lead Abatement Project Designer
Assist grant programs with project management, data collection and management, start-up, QA/QC, spec and strategy development, contractor compliance, and day-to-day operations. Including City of Springfield HUD Lead Abatement Grant ($2.8 million grant), Maumee Valley Planning Org. Lead Abatement Program ($1/2 million grant), Delaware County Dept. of Development ($100k grant).

Indoor Air Quality
Remediation and recovery project design for mold contamination in commercial and residential buildings; risk assessments; Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Building Related Illness (BLR) project management; building inspections; exposure assessments; sampling strategies; lab result interpretations; ventilation.

OSHA Compliance Consulting
Regulatory Compliance, Program Preparation, Audits, Safety, Training.

Industrial Hygiene Consulting
Exposure assessments; sampling strategies; lab result interpretations; exposure reduction recommendations.

EPA Compliance Consulting
Air Permit Applications, EHS and Compliance Audits

University of Findlay
Adjunct Faculty:
Lead Abatement Certification Course Instructor (all five disciplines)
ISO 14000 Environmental Management Course Instructor (Since 1998)

Indoor Air Quality Course Instructor

Feb. 1996-1997
City of Cleveland, Division of Environment, Lead Program
Deputy Project Director:
HUD Lead Abatement Project / Neighborhood Project Coordinator ($9 million grants) (see also EHW below):

Developed three year project management schedule for implementation and completion of three inter-connected projects including:
site recruitment, inspection, spec writing, abatement, clearance, education, overall QA/QC, and research data collection and evaluation.

Mold Remediation Pilot Study:
Develop and coordinate original research project for residential toxic mold remediation designed to provide safe return to the home for an infant with potentially fatal bleeding lung disease. A risk assessment strategy for illness associated with the mold was developed as a result of this project. Worker safety and exposure potential and the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of several abatement/remediation strategies were measured. The results of the project identified a need for further development of affordable sampling strategies and identification of toxic mold

EPA Whole House Initiative Coordinator ($150k grant):
Coordinate research project for special residential IAQ project implementation and development.

Lead Abatement Contractor Environmental and Safety Compliance:
Development of program to monitor, track and enforce compliance.

Lead Abatement Construction QA/QC:
Development of program improving overall project quality.

Environmental Lead Lab Development:
Developed 3 year management plan and budget for 3-5 person lab with operating budget of $175,000/year.

July 1995-Feb. 1996
Environmental Health Watch (EHW), Cleveland, OH
Research Evaluation Manager:
HUD Lead Abatement Project (under contract to City, same project as above):
Strategy development team member, project implementation, and QA/QC review of inspections, risk assessments.

Research Project Manager:
Lead in Soil Research (under contract to Ohio Air Quality Development Authority):
Design, budget, and implementation of $50,000 project.

ENV Services, Inc., King of Prussia, PA
Associate Technician, Lab Safety

ARCO Alaska, Prudhoe Bay Oil Field, AK
Industrial Hygiene Associate


Master of Science Health Sciences (Environmental and Occupational Health).
California State University at Northridge.
Bachelor of Arts Sociology (Pre-Law concentration).
Case Western Reserve University.
Including graduate studies during senior year for Masters of Arts in Sociology.


Lead Abatement Project Designer, State of Ohio.
Lead Abatement Inspector and Risk Assessor, State of Ohio.
Registered Sanitarian, State of Ohio.


Certified Environmental Systems Manager (CESM)
National Registry of Environmental Professionals


ISO 14000 Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor, Sept. 1997, 40-hour certification course.
Fungal Contamination of the Indoor Environment: May 1996, AIHA Professional Development Course.
BioSafety Training: September 1994, National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) approved course, one week.
XRF Operation and Safety Training: June 1997, RMD; and September 1996, Warrington.
Lead Hazard Management: A Community Challenge: May 1996, Mahoning County Continuing Education.
Public Presentation Skills: July 1995, 2-day workshop.
Interpersonal Skills for Managers and Administrators: August 1995, 2-day workshop.
Powerful People Skills for Professionals: June, 1997, 1-day seminar.
Risk Analysis/Air Pollution Modeling: PTPLU, ISCST.


Bio-Aerosols, Manufacturers Education Council Environmental Symposium, 3/99.
What the Environmental Professional Needs to Know About Fungal Contamination, Environmental Choices, 9/98.
Uncovering the Cause of Hemosiderosis: An Environmental Approach, Environmental Choices, 12/98.
Fungal Contamination and Stachybotrys, Environmental Information Association Annual Conference, 4/98.
Fungal Contamination for the Public Health Professional, Cleveland Public Health Dept., 7/97.
Proposal for Electro-Magnetic Frequency Exposure Research, Original Graduate Research Project, 5/93.
Review of the NIOSH Exposure Assessment Protocol, Original Graduate Research Paper, 5/93.


Highlight Presentation, Environmental Information Association, Annual Conference, 1998.
Employee of the Month, Department of Public Health, December, 1996.
Keynote Graduate Student Speaker, California Environmental Health Association, 1992.