Workplace Violence Prevention: Are You Prepared?

This complimentary Webinar, organized by DNV GL and Kiernan Group Holdings, aims to provide attendees with a clear understanding of workplace violence across industries.

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Workplace violence impacts over 2 million employees every year resulting in over 1.2 million lost workdays and often insurmountable liability.  Do you have an effective workplace violence prevention policy and program in place?

Join DNV GL and Kiernan Group Holdings’ subject matter experts, for this complimentary webinar that will guide you through the intersection between fear and fact and will educate you on workplace violence protocol.  We will also discuss the cost of non-compliance and ensuring a safe work environment within their organization. 

 The Webinar will include:

  • Overview of employee’s roles and responsibilities on securing the workplace should a workplace violence incident occur
  • Synopsis of behavioral indicators and risk factors that might lead to violence in the workplace
  • Important components of developing an effective Workplace Violence Prevention Plan and Program
  • Review of federal and national standard regulatory framework related to Workplace Violence
  • Legal liability and ramifications of non-compliance


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Dr. Kathleen Kiernan - CEO, Kiernan Group Holdings

Dr. Kathleen Kiernan is the founder and CEO of Kiernan Group Holdings, Inc. a global consulting firm specializing in law enforcement, risk services, defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure resiliency. She regularly contributes to the national level dialogue in the areas of active shooter/active threat preparedness, as well as anomalous behavior detection and the adversarial adaptation cycle. She is a 29-year veteran of Federal Law Enforcement, previously serving as the Assistant Director for the Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) where she was responsible for the design and implementation of an intelligence-led organizational strategy to mine and disseminate data related to explosives, firearms and illegal tobacco diversion, the traditional and non-traditional tools of terrorism.

Dr. Kiernan completed her Doctorate in Education at Northern Illinois University, and her Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence at the Joint Military Intelligence College in Washington, DC. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Transactions from George Mason University, and she is an Adjunct faculty member at The Johns Hopkins University and at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

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Michael A. Crane - Compliance and Risk Management Counsel, Kiernan Group Holdings

Michael A. Crane is an Illinois licensed attorney and private detective.  He specializes in conducting security and behavioral threat assessments, and workplace investigations where allegations have been made by an employee against the company alleging harassment, discrimination, criminal activity, threats of violence, etc.  He also conducts training in workplace violence prevention and active shooter response. 

He established an exceptional track record across the United States as an accomplished attorney, strategic business advisor and corporate executive at the leading edge of evolving best practices in security risk management.  He specialized in conducting security assessments for corporate and high net worth individuals and family offices, conducting behavioral threat assessments for at-risk clients, providing in-house legal advice, and creating and providing training on emergency management with subsets for workplace violence prevention and active shooter plans.