Usually a polite way of brushing you off because the topic you are discussing is unimportant to who you're presenting it to.
You will find that if you actually do follow through and schedule the meeitng it will be cancelled last minute due to other "Pressing issues"
If you don't schedule the meeting you will be dinged on performance. "I thought I told you to schedule a meeting for this issue?"
Best bets: Schedule the meeting, when it's cancelled don't reschedule it and let your concerns die.
Yes, you bring up some good points on safety in the company. Schedule a meeting so we can discuss it further