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CH210V RAMP Course 2: Management of Work-Related Injury Risks using RAMP II 2.5 credits

In RAMP Course 2: Risk Management of Work-Related Injury Risks using RAMP II, you learn to use all four modules in the RAMP tool. This includes, for example, how to present results from risk assessments for different stakeholders within an organisation and how you create action plans for improvement.

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus CH210V (Autumn 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course consists of 

  • ÖVN1: a digital part with videos, reading material, assignments (including questions and discussions) and examination (ÖVN1). Here 6 modules are included: Course Introduction, The RAMP Tool - Introduction, RAMP II Assessment: Food Industry Example, RAMP II Assessment: Logistics Industry Example, Risk Management Tools, and a Final Exam, the End of the Course and the Next Steps module.
  • INL1: An assignment, which partly is based on a research paper.
  • SEM1:  four webinars via Zoom with discussion of and reflection on course material and assignments in ÖVN1 and INL1.

The course is given as a distance course (online).

Intended learning outcomes

In this, the second RAMP course, the objectives are that the student acquires hands-on training on how to perform systematic risk management, from identification and assessment of risks to the development of solutions and action plans, using the RAMP tool.  This includes hands-on training in carrying out risk assessments with the RAMP II module and learning how to interpret the results, as well as how to proceed in the risk management process.

After successful completion of this course the student shall:

  1. be able to use all four modules in the RAMP tool
  2. familiar with commonly used musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) risk assessment methods 
  3. able to carry out in-depth assessments of MSD risk factors using the second module in the RAMP tool, RAMP II
  4. able to develop risk reducing solutions and action plans by using RAMP Results and Action modules
  5. familiar with how to present results from risk assessments to different stakeholders within an organization
  6. able to make informed decisions on how to proceed with the risk management process

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Advanced level with 120 credits in one of the three subject areas of technical science, natural science or medical science. English B/English 6.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • INL1 - Hand in assignment, 0.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 0.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercises, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web CH210V

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Main field of study

Technology and Health

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Caroline Ingeborg Jegerschöld (