Accreditations & Memberships

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.

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ISO 9001:2015

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.

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ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001 sets the standard for Environmental Management Systems.

By achieving our ISO 14001 certification, Direct Air are recognised for our commitment to identifying, managing and reducing the impact on both the local and wider environment through implementation of a comprehensive environmental management system.

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ISO 45001:2018

ISO 45001 is the new international standard for occupational health and safety management replacing the OHSAS 18001 standard. The standard reduces workplace risks to improve employee safety.

By achieving our ISO 45001 certification, it demonstrates that our business operates a best-practice Occupational Health and Safety Management System – reducing the likelihood of accidents and breaches of legislation, as well as improving our overall performance.

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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.

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Contractors Health & Safety Scheme (CHAS)

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.

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Refcom F-Gas

Direct Air are members of REFCOM who provide us with our F-Gas certification, which provides us with the certification to deal and manage refrigerants as a company, using competent and trained engineers.

Being members of REFCOM and having F-Gas certification proves Direct Air Compliance and enables the company to competently install, commission, decommission and maintain systems containing refrigerant, such as refrigerant dryers. It also proves that our authorised engineers can handle refrigerants safely and ensures Direct Air are always compliant with all current legal requirements.

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Direct Air hold Constructionline gold membership.

Constructionline is a register of contractors, consultants and material suppliers for the construction industry.

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This accreditation is used by Direct Air and the utilities sector in the UK to manage risks within the supply chain and comply with UK regulations.

Achieving the Achilles UVDB verification demonstrates our commitment to Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality legislations. Direct Air’s dedication to becoming Achilles UVDB verified ensures we are in a position to support our customers to the highest quality.

On top of these requirements, being UVDB Verified provides us with growth benefits including the ability to showcase Direct Air’s capabilities and access multiple contract opportunities.

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Made in the Midlands member

Direct Air are Made in the Midlands gold members.

Made in the Midlands is a Midlands manufacturing & engineering peer to peer membership association including +450 members from all tiers of automotive, aerospace, marine/defence, medical and other industry supply chains.

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.

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