Health & Safety

With the updates to Health and Safety, and the constant improvements in clean technology and waste management, it is essential Direct Air can meet the requirements of our customers.

We are constantly continuing to develop our internal processes and training to ensure we are in a position to support our customers to the highest quality, with many members of staff completing IOSH qualifications.

Our engineers all adhere to the strictest PPE regulations and we have internally qualified inspectors to complete written schemes of examination (WSE) for your compressed air system.

BCAS Membership

Direct Air have been members of The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) since 2003, which prides itself on driving progress in the compressed air industry.

As a BCAS member, Direct Air are always up to date with current legislation and guidelines which allows us to ensure your business is advised on what to do to stay compliant.

Part of the ‘Insist on BCAS – Be Compliant and Safe’ scheme, BCAS champion the safe and efficient use of air across all industrial and commercial applications. This includes an independent review scheme that rates the service and support customers receive from suppliers, as well as regularly advising BCAS members on the safe application of compressed air and vacuum technologies.


ISO 9001 is recognised worldwide as the international benchmark for quality within an organisation.

By achieving our ISO 9001 certification, Direct Air are able to demonstrate to customers and suppliers that the systems we have in place meet the high standards set out by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

To gain the ISO 9001 certification, we had to demonstrate our dedication and commitment to meeting our customers’ needs, operating efficient management processes and delivering consistent, good quality products and services.


SAFEcontractor is the market leading accreditation scheme designed to help industry improve its safety record.

With almost 18,000 contractor members, it assesses the H&S competency of contractors and service providers according to its H&S Charter Standards. SAFEcontractor is a member scheme of SSiP (Safety Schemes in Procurement).

Direct Air’s accreditation is testament to our strong H&S record and rigorous standards.

Contractors Health & Safety Scheme

Direct Air hold the Contractors Health & Safety Scheme (CHAS) accreditation demonstrating compliance with and sound management of current health and safety legislation.

CHAS is an established market leader for H&S pre-qualification in the UK. It is a non-commercial scheme allowing buyers of goods and services to look for competent suppliers. CHAS like Safecontractor is a member scheme of SSiP (Safety Schemes in Procurement).

The Health & Safety Executive has expressed confidence that the process of accreditation carried out by any such member scheme will be consistent and fit for purpose.


Direct Air hold ACHILLES accreditation, which provides an independent verification of Direct Air’s processes, policies and standards.

Achilles UVDB helps utility companies manage risk within their supply chain and comply with EU Procurement Legislation.

Removal of waste and environmental disposal

We remove our own service-generated waste from site and dispose of it in accordance with current environmental legislation. This service is offered in all our service packages, so you have the peace of mind when choosing Direct Air that waste is not left on site and is disposed of in the correct manner by a licenced company.


We offer complete compressed air solutions including design, installation, servicing & WSE inspections.


We consider your entire compressed air system from the compressor to downstream equipment & pipework.

Industry / Sector

Whatever the industry and whatever the application, there's a growing demand for higher-quality compressed air.