Hazel Armstrong, principal of Armstrong Thompson, was awarded the Countdown Supermarkets Lifetime Achievement Award for her success in the occupational health and safety field. The award was given at the Safeguard New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards ceremony in Auckland, on 28 May 2014. Hazel has been involved in working with unions, employees, employers and government departments throughout her legal career. Hazel was given the award for “her determined advocacy for better health and safety and improved access to the ACC scheme via trade unions, the ACC board, commissions of enquiry, two books, and her legal practice.”
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