Rich Harlan
Owner/ instructor specilaizing in OSHA 10 and 30 and Hazmat

Rich Harlan

Founder / Retired Battalion Chief

Thirty years of Institutional knowledge as it relates to emergency operations and management

Provides training in the following areas

  • Hazwoper 8,24 and 40-hour classes
  • Hazardous Material Industrial Technicians
  • First Responder Operations
  • First Responders Awareness
  • Decontamination
  • OSHA training
  • CPR/First aid
  • Wildland fires
  • Wildland mitigation


Paramedic Chabot College 1989

Bachelors of Science Union Institute & University 2007

Company Officer State Fire Training 2003

Chief Officer State Fire Training 2015

Fire Instructor 1 State Fire Training 2020

Hazmat instructor California Specialized Training Institute 2021

California Wildland Mitigation Specialist NFPA certification 2022


  • Hazardous Materials Specialist OSFM/CSTI/IC 1996
  • Task Force Captain 1 or 7 Roseville FD 2006
  • Rescue Technician OSFM / Roseville FD 2006
  • Experience
  • Hazmat Instructor Sierra Safety 2020-present
  • Planning Section Chief/Instructor Sierra College Fire Academy 2019-2021
  • Hazmat Instructor Industrial Emergency Council 2019- present
  • Battalion Chief Roseville FD 2015-2019
  • Fire Captain Roseville FD 2006-2015
  • Fire Engineer / Paramedic Roseville FD 2002-2006
  • Firefighter / Paramedic Roseville FD 1995-2002
  • Firefighter / Paramedic Folsom FD 1994-1995
  • Adjunct Instructor Sierra College Fire Academy 1997-2004
  • Paramedic Instructor Northern California Training Institute 1992-1998

Special Assignments and Involvement

  • Scott Factory Certified SCBA Technician Roseville FD 1996-2006
  • Type I Haz-Mat Team Member Roseville FD 1996-2019
  • Engineer Cadre Member Roseville FD 1998-2014
  • Apparatus Committee Chair Roseville FD 1998-2019
  • Wildfire Strike Team Leader Roseville FD 2015-2019
  • Auto Extrication Specialist Roseville FD 2009-2019


Owner Of Hazardous Materials Institute

Proving hazardous material and OSHA required training for industrial workers.

Planning Section Chief for Sierra College Fire Academy

Responsible for developing the Roseville Fire Academy schedule, developing the Hot Sheet, planning meetings, developing Incident Action Plans, and working closely with the Command Staff, instructors, and students.

Roseville Fire Department Battalion Chief

Responsible for the” C” shift Platoon- 33 personnel, 8 Engines, 2 Trucks, 3 Brush rigs, 2 Grass rigs, a Level 2 Hazmat team, and a medium-duty Rescue squad.

Assistant Haz-Mat Manager

Responsible for the evaluation, cost estimate, budget preparation, and justification for acquiring new equipment. Collaborated with Purchasing and vendor to secure equipment. Developed and delivered training to introduce new equipment and techniques to RFD Haz-Mat Specialists.

Fire Fighter of the Year

Awarded in 1998 and 2006 for exceptional contribution to the Roseville Fire Department.

Any Questions?

An email will be sent to Rich Harlan the owner.