Originally Posted by san~man
If you take a wide grip on the bar (at the outer grip mark), keep the bar close to you body during the upright movement (aka. dragging it up your torso), pull up in a controlled manner, and stop at about collarbone height, upright rows can be beneficial.
I think it's more the poor form (very close grip=death to wrists) and the jerk/throwing the body movement that causes injury.
very good point! Only way you hit the wings