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Risk Management of Work Related Injuries using RAMP

KTH Royal Institute of Technology via edX Professional Certificate


In this Professional Certificate program, learners will become proficient in managing and improving the work environment with regard to preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) gained from manual work.

You will learn how to perform systematic risk management from identification and assessment of risks, to the development of solutions and action plans, with the use of RAMP. RAMP is a newly launched tool for the assessment and handling of MSD risks in manual handling jobs. RAMP stands for Risk Assessment and Management tool for manual handling Proactively. The RAMP tool is unique in its high usability, developed and evaluated scientifically, in close collaboration between industry and researchers from KTH.

Utilizing the RAMP tool in a proficient way leads to positive effects for individuals as well as for organisations and the society. Reducing individuals’ musculoskeletal injuries or muscle pain at the work place, does not only benefit the work staff but is a cost benefit for companies as well as for society at large.

This Professional Certificate program offers hands-on training on how to use the RAMP tool for systematic risk management of MSDs in manual handling jobs. The Program comprises of three courses that each will take 15-25 hours of work to complete. With completion of all three courses learners will receive a proficiency proof in the RAMP tool in the form of a Professional Certificate.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Assessment of Work-Related Injury Risks using RAMP I

Learn how to identify and assess risk factors leading to musculoskeletal disorders at the workplace.

Course 2: Risk Management of Work Related injuries using RAMP II

Learn how to improve the work environment using all modules in the RAMP-tool

Course 3: Proficiency in using RAMP for Risk Management of work-related injuries

Improve your skills in using the RAMP-tool and take lead in the risk management process


Taught by

Linda Rose


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