Whether you run a family orchard, are a grower/packer/shipper, an interstate dairy co-op, or a global grocery distributor, Newfront can help you navigate environmental uncertainty, changing regulatory frameworks, and inflationary risks that challenge producers across the supply chain.

Our approach

Business disruptions are costly. If a weather event, theft, or machine failure causes a temporary loss of income, we will ensure you have policies in place to stay in business.

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Risk management

We offer a rigorous risk management program to make you a better bet in the eyes of underwriters. We can help you address regulatory compliance, worker safety, contamination risks, and more.

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Cost-effective plan

We are experienced in all of the issues that impact the cost of coverage, we work with you to improve your plan and work with underwriters to provide the broadest policies at competitive rates.

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Compliance covered

With laws related to labor and safety changing quickly, we keep you up to date on industry-specific laws and regional regulatory differences, so you maintain compliance.


Claim management

If you need to file a claim, we handle everything from immediate actions for minimizing loss to serving as your dedicated liaison and advocate with carriers.

The Newfront difference

Through our safety management system—which has saved clients up to 66% on premiums—clients are reaping the financial and safety benefits of Newfront’s expertise. We begin with a thorough diagnostic/gap assessment of your business operations that focuses on 5 critical areas of your business.

Our safety management system

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Safety compliance

We work with your team to evaluate and report on OSHA regulatory requirements.

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Employee engagement

We provide a thorough analysis of your employee's engagement and commitment to the success of your business.

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Safety leadership

We determine if you have the right leaders, with the skillset needed to mitigate risk and propel your business forward

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Continuous improvement

We provide the tools needed to properly measure performance while setting up a feedback-loop for continuous improvement

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24/7 safety culture

We evaluate your current state, determine needs and provide guidance on how to optimize your organization's safety excellence

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Subject matter expertise

Our centralized, dedicated core team is backed by a deep bench of resources. Whether it’s a question about local coverage or a contract review, you are connected to your team when you need us.

  • Our tenured leadership team averages 15-20 years of dedicated industry experience

  • We write the largest labor contractors in the U.S., with global capabilities for your entire organization

  • Our human-in-the-loop AI contract review can identify risks and highlight gaps in coverage


Seth Word

Seth Word is Newfront's Head of Agriculture. He is an accomplished insurance professional with a deep expertise in Agriculture & Horticulture. For nearly 20 years, Seth has been dedicated to assisting clients in developing and maintaining robust Safety Management Systems within the agricultural and horticultural sectors. Seth actively participates in various service organizations such as Rotary, The Salinas Valley Half Marathon, 4-H, and FFA.