Our RAMP programs are free to download. Excel 2010 or later is required.


Read our final report and relevant publications which RAMP is based on.

RAMP - Risk management Assessment tool for Manual handling Proactively

Updated version of the RAMP programs: version (v1.03b).
We have corrected an error in the RAMP II program (The results from sheet “4 Pushing and pulling work” were not automatically transferred to the Results sheet) and kindly ask you to use the new version of the RAMP II program (v1.03b) instead, which you can download for free in from the menu.

RAMP is a tool to support the assessment and management of Musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) risks in manual handling jobs. It is research based and has been developed in Sweden, in close co-operation between researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and practitioners at companies in a project financed mainly by AFA Insurance and the participating companies.

RAMP consists of four modules:

  • The checklist-based RAMP I for screening of MSD risks
  • RAMP II which enables a more in depth analysis
  • The Results module for presenting, visualising and communicating the results
  • The Action module, supporting the development of risk reducing measures and systematic risk management

A digitalized version of the RAMP tool is available for download free of charge from this homepage. The different programs and their contents are described below.

Note! Excel 2010 or newer versions of Excel is needed for using the RAMP tool.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Linda Rose.

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