Wasatch Crest Insurance Cos. will recognize four Utah firms for exemplary achievements in developing and maintaining a safe work environment at a 1998 awards banquet on the evening of Friday, Sept. 25, in the Empire Room of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

The three finalists and one winner will be recognized at the event by keynote speaker and Utah Senate President Lane Beattie.Nearly 1,000 Utah companies are candidates for the Wasatch Crest Award based on criteria including facility conditions, safety devices, work force stability, medical accessibility, employee training and supervision, safety management and documentation and the implementation of a drug-free workplace program.