Tim was one of the first HAZWOPER instructors for the Marine Corps when the standard was introduced. He excels as an adult educator, facilitator, and mentor for several diverse populations. His passion for training and his humble approach makes Tim one of the most approachable consultants.
Tim Page-Bottorff has over 16 years of Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental experience.
While maintaining a family, Tim attended college at Arizona State University (ASU) and University of Phoenix, where he earned a BS in Business Management. In addition, Tim is a thesis away from completing his Masters Of Science in Environmental Management from ASU. He completed Basic Training in San Diego, California at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot and honed in on his environmental management skills at Camp Pendleton, California.
During his enlistment in the Marine Corps, Tim focused mainly on the effects of hazardous waste on the environment and a Marine’s health. Tim taught HAZWOPER courses at the Marine Corps base to all levels and was responsible for two Supertund sites. He was able to be mentored as an IH technician and slowly became a stand-alone Safety Professional.
After his honorable discharge, he later became a Safety Engineer at Motorola in Mesa, Arizona. Tim’s responsibilities included contractor safety management, lock out tag out, and emergency response. Tim was a Captain on the Volunteer Fire Brigade, which was responsible for plant-wide emergencies including chemical response, incipient stage fires and emergency response egress. This is when Tim realized that he needed to be in front of people teaching about safety.
In 1998 Tim was the Director of a local Arizona health and safety firm to direct it’s efforts in business development and lead every consultant in a ··send ’em Home Safe” business direction. In this time frame, Tim logged over 6500 training hours, managed 8 safety consultants and brought in sales worth approximately $1.2 million. Tim specialized in HAZWOPER, Confined Space Entry, and Rescue, Safety Inspections, Traffic Control, Lock Out Tag Out and Training Trainers to be Trainers.
Tim has been awarded a Humanitarian Service Medal. He is certified as a California Fire Marshall/CST! Instructor, Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner. He as also published articles in the CWEA flowline, AGC of America and Coatings Pro. Tim has served on the Local Arizona Board of the ASSE as a Membership Chair, and Golf Committee Chair. He has also been a past chair of the Southwest Safety Congress.
Tim is available for HAZWOPER, Lock Out Tag Out, Traffic Control, Confined Space Entry and Rescue, OSHA 10 or 30 hour general industry, safety inspections and many others activities.