The process of ceramic making uses different materials
such as clay, powders, earthen elements and water.
Then the mixture is given the shape one wants and
then it is put through an oven called kiln.
In this entire process the environment, the health
of the workers and the pollution of air are major
cause of concern. So there are regulations and acts
which look after these things. The manufacturers are
bound by the :
The factory act
Environmental protection act
The ceramic industry is blooming every day. So are
the standards of the industry. The universally accepted
quality standards are applicable to ceramic industry
as well. The ISO standards for the Quality are :
Environment safe is ISO 14001
Better heath and safety of the workers is OHSAS-18001
For global standards adherence is ISO 9002
The factories that are in the business of making ceramic products are supposed to follow the regulations and if they apply the ISO standards to the products then the best quality products are assured.