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Name: Scott Olson

Hometown: Cheyenne, Wyoming

Specialty: Construction

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Altitude Training Associates, LLC

Scott Olson has over 20 years training experience including eight in higher education and presently delivers over 100 programs annually. He is the former Chair of the Environmental & Safety Technology Department at Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) and former Director of the Colorado Environmental Training Center. Mr. Olson instructed in the Environmental Compliance degree program for eight years and developed the state accredited curriculum.

He presently is owner of Altitude Training Associates and adjunct faculty at RRCC, San Juan College, and Laramie County Community College. His instructional abilities have helped the OSHA Training Institute and Environmental Training Center become one of the best training sites in the country. Mr. Olson is the author of International Environmental Standards Handbook; a 350 page reference book published in 1999 and has traveled internationally presenting environmental programs. He is a member of the National Environmental Training Association, International Erosion Control Association and American Society for Training and Development. His students have selected him for Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers in 1996, 1998, and 2000 and he is listed in NETA’s Who’s Who Among Environmental Instructors.

In 1992, Scott developed the award winning Stormwater Management During Construction, Field Based Technology program in partnership with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (UDFCD), and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The target audience for the day and a half workshops is installers of Best Management Practices (BMP) to control erosion and sedimentation at construction sites. The class has been developed into the Erosion Control Supervisor (ECS) Certification program.

Scott Olson has also developed certification programs for the Keep It Clean Partnership (Boulder, CO) and the states of Utah and Montana. He continues to travel the western states delivering stormwater management training courses.

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TCM (BMP) Field Academy - City of Colorodo Springs

This is a “hands on” field training class.

Be prepared to install construction site TCMs including erosion control blankets, wattles, silt fence, channel liner, velocity checks, and more!

Attendees will work in groups at different stations to install various TCMs for erosion and sediment control. Examples of stations include rolled blankets, silt fence, and velocity check dams.

After installation, water is applied to check for performance.

TCM Field Academy - City of Colorado Springs
1846 Hancock Expressway
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Date: September 01, 2021 at 8:00am - 5:00pm Class Size: 10 to 100

Truly a pleasure!!

It was one of the most interesting classes I have ever taken... VERY NICELY PRODUCED. GREAT JOB. Compared to my recent 30 hour OSHA construction outreach cert this was truly a pleasure!!

Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

M. Ortiz
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