Kent Freeman is a 30 year veteran of the Fire Service, retiring from Roseville Fire Department as a Captain and Coordinator of Technical Rescue Operations. He is the author and developer of California State Fire Training Divisions, Confined Space Rescue Awareness program, and served as the project leader for the curriculum development team for the Confined Space Rescue Technician program. He also served as a committee member of the curriculum development team for California State Fire Training Divisions Trench Rescue Technician program. He has completed work with Cal-OSHA on a project developing a text (Is it Safe to Enter a Confined Space?) to guide general industry on developing regulatory compliant confined space entry programs.
Kent was the owner and principle instructor for a small company, California Health & Rescue Training, where he provided specialized training programs for Fire Departments and private industry throughout the United States.