Testing Services

We provide industry-specialized drug screening, pre-employment physicals, and background checks

Drug testing results for businesses in Tennessee

Everything your company needs to run a drug free workplace program, meet DOT requirements, and perform employee drug tests.

Employee physicals in Tennessee.

Protect your employees and reduce liability costs through low-cost employee physicals.

Employee background checks in Tennessee.

We help you know that you’re hiring the right people through efficient and affordable background checks.

Drug Testing

As a Third Party Administrator (TPA), we provide businesses with all the necessary tools, training, and workforce services needed to implement a drug-testing program. Whether you need a basic quick test or would like to establish a more extensive program, Workforce Essentials is here to help. Workforce Essentials provides complete program management for Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace programs and federally mandated programs such as DOT, so you never have to worry about compliance issues.

Our state-of-the-art web interface gives our customers complete access to all their drug testing information as well as statistical reports and searches. Through our network, employers can order tests virtually anywhere in the country while sitting at their desk!

Program Management

  • Develop custom substance abuse policies for DOT testing or Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace programs.
  • Perform random selections based on employer requirements.
  • 24/7 support from Workforce Essentials for after-hour testing emergencies.
  • On-site testing is available allowing you to save time and money.
  • Convenient no wait testing locations in Middle Tennessee plus access to a nationwide network.
  • Ability to utilize electronic chain of custody forms.
  • Many test panel configurations are available.
  • Lab confirmation of positive results through GC/MS.
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) verification on all positive results.
  • Electronically delivered test results.
  • Secure access to web-based platform that contains all testing information, reports, and allows the user to search and edit employee information.
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse reporting.
  • Annual Supervisor training.
  • Complete and submit your Tennessee Drug-Free Workplace application & annual renewal.
  • Ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations.
  • Audit packages available upon request.

Additional Drug Testing Services

  • Instant testing – we provide instant testing in various panel configurations that produce results in five minutes.
  • Hair follicle testing – can detect a much longer period of drug use from approximately the last 90 days to up to a year. We offer many different test panel configurations.
  • Custom testing – if you need testing for a specific drug, don’t hesitate to ask. A good example is nicotine testing, which is available upon request.

Learn more by visiting our blog covering what you need to know about employee drug and alcohol testing.


Pre-Employment and DOT Physicals

Whether you need to know if the job candidate can handle the work they’ll be assigned or you need a DOT physical, we know you and your employees’ time is valuable. We focus on efficiency and can guarantee your employee will have little or no wait time for his/her scheduled physical. We will get your folks back where you need them the most–on the job!

• Pre-employment physicals
• Return-to-work physicals
• Custom designed physicals
• DOT initial and recertification physicals
• Providers are on the National Registry for DOT physicals
• Spirometry testing
• Onsite physicals are available for groups

Convenient and by appointment at our Clarksville and Ashland City offices.

Background Checks

Allow Workforce Essentials to screen or verify the background of your potential employees. We can help protect you AND your employees through fast, accurate, and low-cost employee screening and background verifications. Let us help you make the best-informed hiring decisions and reduce costs incurred by negligent hires, internal theft, fraud or turnover.

Our background checks offer fast, accurate, and low-cost verifications to help you make the best-informed hiring decisions and reduce costs incurred by negligent hires, internal theft, fraud or turnover. We help streamline the hiring process using an integrated approach to search all available HR and public records. Our system provides real-time access to data and updates on the status of background checks online anytime, day or night.

We can gather as little or as much background information as you need. Background checks can be customized to fit your area of interest.

Call us and we’ll figure out the best way to find out what you want to know!