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Well... manufacturers don't want to sell something that could easily get them sued out of existence. From what i've read, modern bicycle forks tend to be OVERbuilt for safety (at the expense of ride comfort).
Pro bikes don't count (Think George Hincapie) since they have to sign their lives away.
So your fork is safe enough. Just keep an eye on apparent superficial scratches, nicks, gouges. Any scratch that will catch your fingernail is serious enough to get a professional evaluation.