BCE wins Queensland Government Work Well Award

​BCE Injury Management and Rehabilitation team.

Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE) has landed a top Queensland Government award for their approach to supporting staff to return to work after injury.  

The Work Well Award for ‘Best rehabilitation and return to work management system’ was awarded to BCE for a program developed by their Injury Management and Rehabilitation team at a special event on Friday, 20 October. 

The award recognises an employer's outstanding efforts and continuous improvement of rehabilitation and return to work by implementing an effective injury management system. 
BCE Manager for Health, Safety and Wellbeing Michelle Walker said the ‘people before process -focussed team won their dedication to ensuring best practice in supporting each employee’s recovery and return to work following an injury.  
“This win is well deserved and reflective of Brisbane Catholic Education’s commitment to the wellbeing of their people – a 12,0000 strong staff body working across 146 schools and seven offices,” said Michelle.  
“During the process of developing the winning program, we discovered early injury intervention learnings and, always seeking to improve our services, sought to build on these so our people can recover and stay safe as they return to the jobs they love doing,” she said.  
“It’s a true accolade for our Injury Management and Rehabilitation team to receive this award, considering there were so many leading organisations and individuals entering the awards from across the state.”  
October is Safe Work Month. The 2023 theme of Safe Work Month is 'for everyone’s safety, work safely’ encouraging everyone to make health and safety in the workplace a priority.

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